Laundry Days of Old
Laundry Days Of Old 1.Build fire in back yard to heat kettle of rain water. 2. Set tubs so smoke won't blow in eyes if wind is pert 3. Shave one whole cake of Lye soap in boiling water. 4. Sort things, make 3 piles. I pile white, 1 pile colored and one pile work britches and rags. 5. To make starch, stir flour in cool water to smooth, then thin down with boiling water. 6. Take white things, rub dirty spots on board, scrub hard, and then boil. Rub colored, don't boil, just rinse and starch…
C.G. Davis - Blue Monday, ca 1880
Maker: C.G. Davis Nationality: USA Medium: photogravure Size: Location: USA Object No. 2009.105 Publication: Other Collections: Notes: To view our archive organized by themes and subjects, visit: OUR COLLECTIONS For information about reproducing this image, visit: THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE
Nooit meer klagen over het doen van (alwéér) een grote was, notabene in de wasmasjien- ben daarmee zo bevoorrecht! Respect voor vrouwen door de eeuwen heen die in de tobbe wasten met blote handen en gebogen rug!!!! Heldinnen waren het!
Albert Anker 'The Little Potato Peeler' 1886
Albert Samuel Anker [Swiss painter 1831-1910] Ancher been called the "national painter" of Switzerland because of his enduringly popular depictions of 19th-century Swiss village life. Biography: da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Ancher 'The Little Potato Peeler' (Die kleine Kartoffelschälerin) probably oil painting Private collection
Victorian Doctor's Bag by jordangrimmer on DeviantArt
Here's a recent assignment I've had from my uni course. Had to draw a number of different objects that you might find in a Victorian doctor's bag and as... Victorian Doctor's Bag
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