Furniture and fittings

A drawing of an economical bedstead for use of paupers in Workhouses of Ireland, dating from 1847.

It was designed by George Wilkinson the Architect of the Workhouses of Ireland (including the Carlow Union Workhouse).

The bedstead was to be formed with loose deal boards "planed on their surfaces".

This drawing was printed by Standidge and Company of London, and prepared for the Central Board of Health, Ireland.

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