What kind of furniture was specifically made for photographers in the mid-19th century?

wardrobes
tables
armchairs
sofas
The heavy spe­cial­ized tables known as "Broody stands" were fac­to­ry-­made to keep models steady during the long exposure times. The table typ­i­cal­ly had a weighty cast iron base for sta­bil­i­ty, plus an ad­justable-height pipe leg for use as either a model's armrest or neck­rest.

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wardrobes
tables
armchairs
sofas
answers
flagGermany
7%
61%
18%
12%
54
flagUnknown
0%
61%
27%
11%
18
flagItaly
7%
53%
30%
7%
13
flagthe Netherlands
0%
50%
25%
25%
12
flagPoland
7%
46%
29%
15%
3176
flagthe United Kingdom
8%
41%
33%
16%
106
flagthe United States
7%
37%
46%
5%
161
flagFrance
8%
33%
50%
8%
12
flagIndia
11%
30%
49%
6%
59
flagNorway
18%
27%
36%
18%
11
flagCanada
20%
20%
60%
0%
15
flagthe Philippines
25%
16%
50%
8%
12

Gender

men43%
women53%
wardrobes
9%
6%
tables
43%
54%
armchairs
30%
24%
sofas
16%
14%

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