Old fashioned bed.

Bed

Old fashioned bed.

An illustration of a bed.

Bed

An illustration of a bed.

An illustration of a bed.

Bed

An illustration of a bed.

Bed and table at Pompeii (from wall painting).

Bed and Table

Bed and table at Pompeii (from wall painting).

Rapid change in thickness of beds, due to strong folding.

Change in Thickness of Beds

Rapid change in thickness of beds, due to strong folding.

A folding bed is a piece of furniture used as a place to sleep. Beds usually consists of a mattress paced on top of a box spring inner sprung base. Folding beds were more common in medieval Europe.

Folding Bed

A folding bed is a piece of furniture used as a place to sleep. Beds usually consists of a mattress…

This is a drawing of a lady in bed. She is sitting upright in her bed, with hat boxes, a hat, and undergarments surrounding her at the foot of the bed.

Lady in Bed

This is a drawing of a lady in bed. She is sitting upright in her bed, with hat boxes, a hat, and undergarments…

This state bed is designed in an Elizabethan style. The frame is made out of carved walnut wood. The foot board of the bed has a design of a Bacchanalian ( God of festivities) mask in the center and animal figures on each end.

State Bed

This state bed is designed in an Elizabethan style. The frame is made out of carved walnut wood. The…

A bed of mushrooms.

Mushroom Beds

A bed of mushrooms.

This bedstead is made out of locust wood. It is decorated with a series of statuettes and bas-relief.

Bedstead

This bedstead is made out of locust wood. It is decorated with a series of statuettes and bas-relief.

The bedstead is the framework of a bed or mattress.

Bedstead

The bedstead is the framework of a bed or mattress.

This bedstead is designed in a Renaissance style. It is the framework of bed or mattress.

Bedstead

This bedstead is designed in a Renaissance style. It is the framework of bed or mattress.

A bed frame or bedstead is the part of a bed used to position a mattress or foundation set off the floor. Bed frames are typically made of wood or metal.

Bedstead With Side Rail Supports

A bed frame or bedstead is the part of a bed used to position a mattress or foundation set off the floor.…

The Barocco bedstead was also called the Parade-bedstead. It was covered with textile materials.

Barocco Bedstead

The Barocco bedstead was also called the Parade-bedstead. It was covered with textile materials.

Chinese bedstead.

Chinese Bedstead

Chinese bedstead.

The Greek bedstead had a vase painting and served partly as bed, and partly as couch.

Greek Bedstead

The Greek bedstead had a vase painting and served partly as bed, and partly as couch.

A bed frame or bedstead is the part of a bed used to position a mattress or foundation set off the floor. Bed frames are typically made of wood or metal. A bed frame is made up of head, foot, and side rails. Most double sized beds, along with all queen and king size beds require some type of center support rail, typically also with extra feet extending down to the floor.

Headboard Included Bedstead

A bed frame or bedstead is the part of a bed used to position a mattress or foundation set off the floor.…

The frame supporting a bed designed for invalids, or the framework of a bed, usually including a headboard and springs but excluding the mattress and other coverings

Invalid Bedstead

The frame supporting a bed designed for invalids, or the framework of a bed, usually including a headboard…

The Medieval bedstead of the 13th century was richly decorated with turned posts and carved sides. The front was often furnished with an opening to allow of getting into the bed.

Medieval Bedstead

The Medieval bedstead of the 13th century was richly decorated with turned posts and carved sides. The…

The Medieval bedstead of the 12th century was richly decorated with turned posts and carved sides. The front was often furnished with an opening to allow of getting into the bed.

Medieval Bedstead

The Medieval bedstead of the 12th century was richly decorated with turned posts and carved sides. The…

The Renaissance bedstead was large in size, it was placed on a podium with a raised head-board. It had a canopy frame that was adorned with drapery and hangings.

Renaissance Bedstead

The Renaissance bedstead was large in size, it was placed on a podium with a raised head-board. It had…

The Renaissance bedstead was large in size, it was placed on a podium with a raised head-board. It had a canopy frame that was adorned with drapery and hangings.

Renaissance Bedstead

The Renaissance bedstead was large in size, it was placed on a podium with a raised head-board. It had…

This Renaissance bedstead was French and had a cradle head-board with gilt ornaments.

Renaissance Bedstead

This Renaissance bedstead was French and had a cradle head-board with gilt ornaments.

This Roman bedstead had a Pompeian vase-painting. It included a head and foot board. It was made out of wood and metal and sometimes precious materials such as ivory.

Roman Bedstead

This Roman bedstead had a Pompeian vase-painting. It included a head and foot board. It was made out…

An illustration of a bird nest with an egg.

Bird Nest with an Egg

An illustration of a bird nest with an egg.

Boy sick in bed with Mother and medicine

Boy

Boy sick in bed with Mother and medicine

An illustration of a boy waking a sleeping boy with a small bell.

Boy Waking Another Boy with Bell

An illustration of a boy waking a sleeping boy with a small bell.

An illustration of a young boy waking up in bed.

Boy Waking Up

An illustration of a young boy waking up in bed.

An illustration of a young sleeping boy.

Sleeping Boy

An illustration of a young sleeping boy.

Brer Fox stretched out on bed.

Brer Fox

Brer Fox stretched out on bed.

Brer Rabbit finds Brer Tortoise at the finish line.

Brer Tortoise

Brer Rabbit finds Brer Tortoise at the finish line.

Child sleeping in bed.

Child

Child sleeping in bed.

A child in bed

Child in Bed

A child in bed

An illustration of a child huddled under the blankets in bed.

Child in Bed

An illustration of a child huddled under the blankets in bed.

An illustration of two children asleep in a large bed with their shoes at the bed side.

Two Children Asleep in Bed

An illustration of two children asleep in a large bed with their shoes at the bed side.

"The Sleeping Children. By Chantery. In Lichfield Cathedral." —D'Anvers, 1895

Sleeping children

"The Sleeping Children. By Chantery. In Lichfield Cathedral." —D'Anvers, 1895

This cot, also known as a bed, is in the design of a Victoria Regia plant which is a form of a water lily.

Cot

This cot, also known as a bed, is in the design of a Victoria Regia plant which is a form of a water…

A print from the engraving, The Death of the Virgin, from a Missal published by Simon Vostre.

The Death of the Virgin

A print from the engraving, The Death of the Virgin, from a Missal published by Simon Vostre.

One middle eastern man sits on a divan while another pours water over his hands.

Eastern Divan

One middle eastern man sits on a divan while another pours water over his hands.

Border with two strange characters and trees.

Fairy tale border

Border with two strange characters and trees.

Girl in bed with paper cut-outs.

Girl in bed

Girl in bed with paper cut-outs.

Goldilocks runs from the three bears.

Goldilocks

Goldilocks runs from the three bears.

"Hotbeds may be heated by means of either steam or hot water. They can be piped from the heater in a dwelling-house or greenhouse." — Baily, 1898

Pipe-heated hotbed

"Hotbeds may be heated by means of either steam or hot water. They can be piped from the heater in a…

A decorative bed frame made out of iron.

Iron Bed

A decorative bed frame made out of iron.

A decorative bed frame made out of iron, with brass knobs at the top.

Iron Bed

A decorative bed frame made out of iron, with brass knobs at the top.

An ornamental bed frame made out of iron.

Iron Bed

An ornamental bed frame made out of iron.

An ornamental bed frame made out of iron.

Iron Bed

An ornamental bed frame made out of iron.

A very artistic and handsome bed frame made out of iron.

Iron Bed

A very artistic and handsome bed frame made out of iron.

"The litter consists of an ordinary couch with four posts and a pair of posts. Curtains fastened to the rod above the canopy shielded the occupant from observation."—Webster, 1913

A Roman Litter

"The litter consists of an ordinary couch with four posts and a pair of posts. Curtains fastened to…

This sign is used to indicate that lodging is located nearby.

Lodging, Black and White

This sign is used to indicate that lodging is located nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that lodging is located nearby.

Lodging, Color

This sign is used to indicate that lodging is located nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that lodging is located nearby.

Lodging, Color

This sign is used to indicate that lodging is located nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that lodging is located nearby.

Lodging, Outline

This sign is used to indicate that lodging is located nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that lodging is located nearby.

Lodging, Silhouette

This sign is used to indicate that lodging is located nearby.

An illustration of a young boy making his bed.

Young Boy Making Bed

An illustration of a young boy making his bed.

An illustration of a man getting out of bed.

Man Getting Out of Bed

An illustration of a man getting out of bed.

An illustration of a man reading while in bed.

Man Reading in Bed

An illustration of a man reading while in bed.

A cabinet mantel bed made out of elm.

Mantel Bed

A cabinet mantel bed made out of elm.

"For very small beds, drills, or furrows may be made by a simple marking-stick." — Baily, 1898

Marking-stick

"For very small beds, drills, or furrows may be made by a simple marking-stick." — Baily, 1898

Brer Rabbit tricks Miss Cow into getting her horns stuck in a tree.

Miss Cow

Brer Rabbit tricks Miss Cow into getting her horns stuck in a tree.