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What Exactly Is a Murphy Bed?

Murphy bed is a special kind of bed that was invented in the 1900s by William Lawrence Murphy who lived in a cramped apartment and did not have any space for entertaining. Moreover, at that time, social etiquette required that a self-respecting woman should never enter a man’s bedroom. Murphy was particularly keen on a beautiful opera singer. So, he decided to hide his bed and put it up against the wall to make room for a parlor where he could entertain his friends and lady, he also disguised the bed so that it would not be obvious to the guests.

Photo of a Murphy bed
Here you see a far more modern version of the Murphy bed.

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