Compression, 1900-Style

“This, of course, annoyed the business man, and our picture shows how he punished her:”

shop girl being compressed in an industrial screw press

Art is from a 1900 publication called The Standard.

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One comment on “Compression, 1900-Style”:

RC commented on December 21st, 2014 at 3:16 pm:

I didn’t realize skirt lengths were so high in 1900.

Looks like she is so screwed.

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