Continuing our new series for 2014 - GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN - we bring you the latest from 1900: the Harris Fire Escape line of furniture. Yes folks, there once was a time when this was new and exciting. Click on the photos below--we'll let them do the talking!
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This is from the days before fire escapes were put on buildings. My grandmother had a chair with a ladder hidden in the seat. The ladder went missing many years ago but a cousin still has the chair.ReplyDelete
Wow this was really fun. I wonder how well they really worked.ReplyDelete