Saturday, 30 September 2017

1622 : Lost And Found - The Leaning Post


VICTORIAN LEANING MAN - A D Lewis, Newcastle
There must have been a name for those strange upholstered posts provided by Victorian photographic studios for their patrons to lean against during the lengthy periods of time it was necessary to maintain a pose. Perhaps they were called "leaning posts" - if not, they should have been.

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