History of Paper: 2, c1900. Papyrus reed (Cyperus papyrus) being used to make writing material in Ancient Egypt. The stem of the reed was used to make a form of paper. It was also used to produce fibre for sails, mats and cloth, amongst other things. The roots were used as a fuel and the pith as food. French advertisement for Liebig's extract of meat.
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