Polly Pennant's book of Household Hints, designer and era unknown. Polly was a mascot (but far from the only one) of the Shell Company in New Zealand. Paragon Publishing's 'Stitch' ran a hints 'column' by her from around 1951-1953; really they were glorified adverts to sell what would normally be seen as a masculine brand of products to a female audience via a craft magazine. Polly also appeared with her fake help column in smaller and independent fundraising cookbooks; so she was definitely cre #cookingandhouseholdhints
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Polly Pennant's book of Household Hints, designer and era unknown. Polly was a mascot (but far from the only one) of the Shell Company in New Zealand. Paragon Publishing's 'Stitch' ran a hints 'column' by her from around 1951-1953; really they were glorified adverts to sell what would normally be seen as a masculine brand of products to a female audience via a craft magazine. Polly also appeared with her fake help column in smaller and independent fundraising cookbooks; so she was definitely cre #cookingandhouseholdhints



Polly Pennant's book of Household Hints, designer and era unknown. Polly was a mascot (but far from the only one) of the Shell Company in New Zealand. Paragon Publishing's 'Stitch' ran a hints 'column' by her from around 1951-1953; really they were glorified adverts to sell what would normally be seen as a masculine brand of products to a female audience via a craft magazine. Polly also appeared with her fake help column in smaller and independent fundraising cookbooks; so she was definitely cre

Polly Pennant's book of Household Hints, designer and era unknown. Polly was a mascot (but far from the only one) of the Shell Company in New Zealand. Paragon Publishing's 'Stitch' ran a hints 'column' by her from around 1951-1953; really they were glorified adverts to sell what would normally be seen as a masculine brand of products to a female audience via a craft magazine. Polly also appeared with her fake help column in smaller and independent fundraising cookbooks; so she was definitely cre

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