Continuing with the thread of blogs on maritime furniture, I came across this folding chair, typical of many used aboard warships in the late eighteenth-century, which were designed to be easily stowed during battle.
Fig. 1. Mahogany Hepplewhite folding chair, circa 1780. (Christopher Clarke)
Fig. 2. Concertina folding action. (Christopher Clarke)
Sean Clarke recently blogged about Naval Campaign Furniture.