Bed of Spikes or Nails Composite Photo
Fascinating document of one individual's promotion of their act. A snapshot photo shows a man lying on a bed of nails, with another man standing on his abdomen. Inset are two photos, i.e. pieces cut from other snapshots, and glued onto this photo. One shows the performer's back after the feat, with angry-looking nail holes, and the second shows a close-up of the bed of nails. On verso is written in pen: "I lay on a bed of spikes and let a 200 lb. Man stand on me or I will have a 100 lb stone broken on my chest.
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