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Bertha and Helen Tinne with Elizabeth, a housemaid at Clayton Lodge, about 1925.

Bertha and Helen Tinne with Elizabeth, a housemaid at Clayton Lodge, and pet cats, about

Life as a servant in Victorian England   Different servants had different levels of responsibility and different levels of privileges. The cook, is one of the most important members of the domestic staff of a Victorian household. She would typically have her own bedroom, and earn a salary about double that of a housemaid or … Continue reading Life as a servant in Victorian England

Here is a rare look at a group of house servants, circa Each one is holding something to do with her occupation.

indigodreams:  “ 19thcenturyswagger:  Man in theatrical costume sporting a fabulous moustache roller-skating on a sidewalk. (1910) ©Missouri History Museum  (source: http://ift.tt/1v52gWX) ”  et aussi patin

Man in theatrical costume sporting a fabulous moustache roller-skating on a sidewalk.

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