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WTF Is Going On With This 1930s Baby Cage Madness?

Oh my God, are you people insane?

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Apparently this was a thing in 1930s London.

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Baby cages were attached to tenement windows as a way for infants to benefit from fresh air and "the great outdoors" and all that nonsense. It was a reflection of the increasingly cramped conditions of urban living.