Man from the Landes Bordeaux region putting on his stilts, by Jacques Grasset de Saint Sauveur, 1757-1810, from the 'Gens du Petit Peuple', late 18th century, in the Musee d'Aquitaine, Cours Pasteur, Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France. The Landes region was marshy and boggy, and peasants in the area often used stilts to walk from place to place. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Man from the Landes Bordeaux region putting on his stilts, by Jacques Grasset de Saint Sauveur, 1757-1810, from the 'Gens du Petit Peuple', late 18th century, in the Musee d'Aquitaine, Cours Pasteur, Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France. The Landes region was marshy and boggy, and peasants in the area often used stilts to walk from place to place. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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