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Thanks to the following organisations for permission to use images on this website:


Collection of Jill A. Wiltse and H. Kirk Brown III, Denver

John Lewis Partnership

Mitchell Beazley

Royal Air Force Museum Hendon


V&A Museum

Whitworth Art Gallery

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© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Polo chair in an outdoor stadium, 1970s

Widely used in sports stadia and cafes, the Polo Chair’s pierced seat is both decorative and functional. Yellow and emerald were two of the original UV-resistant colours, along with white and black.