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Keukenmeid, Anthony Oberman, 1796 - 1845 - Rijksmuseum

Keuken- en dienstmeid / kindermeisje in het "Rijks"-Collected Works of…

1770s - 18th century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in small stripes, skirt in large stripes, apron in plaid/checks, and cap in floral) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.n.] , [ca.1775].  In the collection of the Bunka Fashion College in Japan.  Underneath the illustration is handwritten in pencil "Flemish or" and a third word that might be "Rhennish"

- century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in small stripes, skirt in large stripes, apron in plaid/checks, and cap in floral) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.

18th century women in art | February 16, 2010 Obsessions 18th Century , Domestic , England Susan ...

Domestic Servants – Part 1 – Women

Maid, W.H. Pyne, Microcosm of London

Regency Servants: Maid of All Work

This man cried "Hot Spiced Gingerbread!" as he sold seasonal treats to passersby in Oxford Street. Shopping on the move: the street traders of Georgian London - Westminster City Archives

Shopping on the move: the street traders of Georgian London

Hot Spiced Gingerbread, sold in oblong flat cakes of one halfpenny each, very well made, well baked and kept extremely hot is a very pleasin.

Coalman: 1759  Paul Sandby  © Museum of London

Coalman: 1759 Paul Sandby © Museum of London, Nik and Nak, puffy sleeves and waistcoat(?

Life Takes Lemons blog (more 18th century gossip)

Domestic Servants – Part 1 – Women

Fashion plate 1775 - “Lady and servant girl in late rococo costume. The lady’s hair is worn à la circassienne, the servant girl’s cap is called dormeuse”

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. Milk Below short coat

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Milk Below short coat. It is one of 31 similar works which William Marshall Craig produced to illustrate Modern London, a guide book published by Richard Phillips in

Thomas Rowlandson’s “Characteristic Series of the Lower Orders” from 1820  (Notice the pickpocket)

Discover & Charactersitic Sketches of the Lower Orders& an illustrated book on the British Library& Discovering Literature website.

Print made by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British, A Maid, 1774, Etching on moderately thick, rough, blued white laid paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection recto

Print made by James Bretherton, ca. British, A Maid, Etching on…

Scotch washing, Isaac Cruikshank. 16 August 1810  Hand-coloured etching of  "Two buxom young women, lifting their petticoats high, trample in tubs placed beside a Highland stream; another brings a basket of linen to be washed, while a girl in the background spreads linen on the grass to dry..."

Recto (For description see other impression) 16 August 1810 Hand-coloured etching © The Trustees of the British Museum

Scheveningse visloopster, Paulus Constantijn la Fargue, 1775

"Scheveningse visloopster" (fish runner from Schevingen) by Paulus Constantijn la Fargue. Schevingen, DenHaag (The Hague), ZuidHolland (South Holland), Netherlands.

"Green Hastings!" from "The New Cries of London" (1803) - "Hastings" was a term used to refer to peas at the time.

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

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