Postmen and other inhabitants of the Landes region in France routinely traveled on stilts, as in this posed photo from the 1920s.
Stilted English farmworkers assemble a support structure for hop plantings that will be used to flavor beer.
Nineteenth-century French shepherds are depicted here on their stillts. To sit and rest,they would brace themselves with a long staff topped by a board seat, creating a stable tripod.
A Disney employee dressed as a moose shows his drywall-stilt form at the company’s Orlando theme park.