American ingenuity in the 1920’s!!! – In crowded cities like New York, baby cages were used to ensure that children got enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building. The picture below is from London in 1937.
The patent was filed in 1922 by Emma Read, from Washington, and was granted the following year.
The cages in the patent were also designed with a slanted, overlapping roof which was said to protect babies from snow or rain.
Hat tip to: http://imgur.com/QP8Wmvr
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