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7 October 2019


And of course Karin’s rocking chair (on the Post the week before last) must have originated with William Morris – the subject of the Post this week. ‘The “Morris Chair” was a pioneering version of a reclining chair, with a reclining back, moderately high armrests, and notches to adjust the degree of slant desired. It was reportedly adapted by Morris and Co. in 1866, from a prototype owned by Ephraim Colman in rural Sussex.’

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