~ Lily Elsie ~ Wow, what a beauty. Lily was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.
In homes with usually only one room, the box-bed allowed some privacy and helped keep people warm during winter. It was the main furniture of rural houses in Brittany until the century. i think holland slept in similar 'bunk' box beds?
Can't help but think "how young! She looks" From Graphics Fairy-- great site with free clip art and images:: "This is an interesting Old Photo Postcard of a Glamorous Woman. The woman is smoking and dreaming about her dream man"
A box-bed is a bed enclosed in furniture that looks like a cupboard, half-opened or not. The box-bed is closed on all sides by panels of wood. One enters it by removing curtains, opening a door hinge or sliding doors on one or two slides