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The Strange Case of the Belgian Tarts

 

When in 1885, a French antiquary in Louvain noticed some curious writing on the paper being used by a baker to wrap his tarts, he bought the lot and took them home to examine them. The trail led him back to Manchester in a most surprising way… Read more on the 101 Treasures page.

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  1. Neil West

    ‘When in 1885, a French antiquary in Louvain noticed some curious writing on the paper being used by a baker to wrap his tarts, he bought the lot and took them home to examine them. The trail led him back to Manchester in a most surprising way’ the link no longer seems to work to find out more about this amazing story of Laurence Vaux – can you tell me where to find the full story please?