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About this photograph

Creator
David Walbert
Date created
October 11, 2007
Location
Alamance County, North Carolina
License
This photograph copyright ©2007. Terms of use

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Photo of a colonial-era bed at Allen House in Alamance County, N.C.

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Inside view of the Allen House in Alamance County, N.C., showing the kind of furniture and household items that would have been present when the house was occupied in the late 1700s. In the center of the image is a wooden-framed bed with a straw mattress supported by rope. A trundle bed underneath provided additional sleeping space for children. To the right of the bed is a wooden chest with a basket and a checkers set on top.