The Nuttall Encyclopedia
"long strings of purchasers arranged in tail at the bakers' shop doors in Paris during the Revolution period, so that first come be first served, were the shops once open," and that came to be a Parisian institution.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Queues, Bakers''. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/q/queues-bakers.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.