Saturday 8 March 2014

Pay up! Pretty please!

While sorting a new collection from a local hotel business, I found lots of receipted invoices. Many are from Orkney, but there are also some from merchants across Scotland. They help to show the day to day running of a local business at the turn of the 19th-20th century, but some of them are also quite pretty. Here are a few examples:

I'm sure I'd be happy to pay my bill, if I was sent such beautifully designed invoices.