Laundry and Laundresses

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Václav Dvořák: Laundresses / Pradleny, 1716 - 1717, zámek Manětín, Česká republika

Václav Dvořák: Laundresses / Pradleny, 1716 - 1717, zámek Manětín, Česká republika

19th century illustration of British army supply wagon

From Troops on the March Watercolour 1808 (Anne S. Brown Military Collection) 12489214 10205587351178480 7464099703838020745 o

Titre :  La Blanchisseuse : [estampe] / [Louis-Marin Bonnet]  Auteur :  Bonnet, Louis-Marin (1743-1793). Graveur

Titre : La Blanchisseuse : [estampe] / [Louis-Marin Bonnet] Auteur : Bonnet, Louis-Marin (1743-1793). Graveur

Welsh washer women doing their washing in a stream at the public washing place. From 'Costume of Great Britain' by William Stock Photo

Stock Photo - Welsh washer women doing their washing in a stream at the public washing place. From 'Costume of Great Britain' by William

1803 'Camp Scenes', etchings by and after W H Pyne, published by Pyne and Nattes nam.ac.uk

1803 'Camp Scenes', etchings by and after W H Pyne, published by Pyne and Nattes nam.

1803 'Camp Scenes', etchings by and after W H Pyne, published by Pyne and Nattes nam.ac.uk

1803 'Camp Scenes', etchings by and after W H Pyne, published by Pyne and Nattes nam.

For those who don't know about pressed linen- glass calendars were used for freshly laundered linen since Roman times at least and were once a common object. No high status linen would have been worn crumpled, no table cloth spread with creases. This is an almost complete glass calender with handle from the MOL blog.

For those who don't know about pressed linen- glass calendars were used for freshly laundered linen since Roman times at least and were once a common object. No high status linen would have been worn crumpled, no table cloth spread with creases. This is an almost complete glass calender with handle from the MOL blog.

[Savonnage du linge] : [dessin] / Jn Jques Le Queu delin.

[Savonnage du linge] : [dessin] / Jn Jques Le Queu delin.

Detail, James Malton, 1761-1803, A Military Encampment in Hyde Park, 1785, Watercolor with pen in black ink, with traces of graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail, James Malton, 1761-1803, A Military Encampment in Hyde Park, 1785, Watercolor with pen in black ink, with traces of graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

18th Century Fashion, Working Class, American Revolution, Camps, Persona, Laundry, Laundry Room

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