Standing Desks Photos

Standing Desks on taller legs were used by writers who preferred to work standing rather than sitting. Such desks were used mostly in the mid 19thC.

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Standing desk at Tombstone Courthouse Museum. Tombstone, AZ.Standing desk at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.Standing desk in Patrick Pearse's Office at Pearse Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Standing desk in another lawyer's office which shared Lincoln-Herndon law office building. Springfield, IL.
Standing desk at Tombstone Courthouse Museum. Tombstone, AZ.Standing desk at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.Standing desk in Patrick Pearse's Office at Pearse Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Standing desk in another lawyer's office which shared Lincoln-Herndon law office building. Springfield, IL.
Longfellow's New England mahogany & white pine standing desk with statue of Goethe at Longfellow National Historic Site. Cambridge, MA.Standing desk as used by Hawthorne while Surveyor of Salem Custom House. Salem, MA.Standing desk in office at John Quincy Adams birthplace. Quincy, MA.Standing desk in study at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.
Longfellow's New England mahogany & white pine standing desk (1825-1835) with statue of Goethe at Longfellow National Historic Site. Cambridge, MA.Standing desk as used by Hawthorne while Surveyor of Salem Custom House. Salem, MA.Standing desk in office at John Quincy Adams birthplace. Quincy, MA.Standing desk in study at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.
Millard Fillmore's standing law desk at Millard Fillmore House. East Aurora, NY.Standing desk in Williams House at Old Bethpage Village. Old Bethpage, NY.Work room with standing desk at Custom House Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Standing desk in library of Hayes Presidential Home. Fremont, OH.
Millard Fillmore's standing law desk at Millard Fillmore House. East Aurora, NY.Standing desk in Williams House at Old Bethpage Village. Old Bethpage, NY.Work room with standing desk at Custom House Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Standing desk in library of Hayes Presidential Home. Fremont, OH.
Standing desks in office at Verdant Works Museum. Dundee, Scotland.Writing desk used by Robert Burns until his death in 1796 at Writers' Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Standing desk in office of farm house at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.
Standing desks in office at Verdant Works Museum. Dundee, Scotland.Writing desk (late 18th C) used by Robert Burns until his death in 1796 at Writers' Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Standing desk in office of farm house at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.

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