........ another "E" of interest.
Did the well to do have more comfort than we think ?!?!
>From: Diana Wigham <dwigham@...>
> I can't remember on which list that there was a discussion in
>regards to featherbeds, but...
> I picked up a new book ... Chronicles of lake Champlain;
>Journeys in War and Peace by Russell P. Bellico, 1999. On page
>86, there is a painting Death of Montcalm by Vateau. In this painting,
>Montcalm is propped up on what looks to be two beds/mattresses with
>striped ticking. It could pass as a modern day box spring set. Maybe twin
>size? Has anyone seen this painting? Any comments on what it is?
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