Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Healthy furniture

By EDIS, Robert W.

subjects: lectures, hygiene, furnishings,

  • 1. Healthy furniture. Report of a speech delivered in the lecture room of the exhibition, July 7th, 1884. By Robert W. Edis, F.S.A. Printed and published for the executive council of the International Health Exhibition, and for the Council of the Society of Arts.
    21.0 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-17   [6d on cover]
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    Binding: blue paper.
    The speech is mostly about dust, and how to prevent or remove it. Robert Edis condemns contemporary fashion furniture and furnishings because of the problem of dust, and advocates fitted bedroom furniture, which was then a novel idea.