Domestic Tasks

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Victorian illustration showing cooks hard at work in a large kitchen. They roll pastry, carve meat, and tend to meat…

Victorian illustration showing a state-of-the-art kitchen arrangement. Two alcoves hold a range with hotplates, oven and hot water tap and…

Victorian illustration showing the room in which the Scottish poet Robert Burns was born in Alloway, Ayrshire.

Victorian illustration showing a charcoal burners' camp in a wood. In front of a conical hut a woman washes clothes…

Destitute, ragged boys receive a meal of milk and bread from a charitable institution.

Gypsy family relax and cook beside their dome-shaped hut.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a woman dusting a chair.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of men, women and children fetching their Christmas dinner which has been cooked…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a young boy polishing his boot with a boot brush and admiring…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a young country woman washing the clothes in a stream.

Victorian illustration (from a painting by Val Prinsep) showing a picture of women gathering their washing which has been spread…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a device for drying laundry at Scutari hospital during the Crimean War.…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a country girl washing clothes by treading on them in a tub.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of soldier cooks working in an open-air kitchen at an army camp.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a soup kitchen where poor children are being given dinner. A woman…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a peasant cottager and his wife making bread.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a soldier polishing his boots outside his tent.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of peasants in Galway, Ireland, spinning thread for fishing nets on a large…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of grandmother ironing, mother cooking and father minding the baby.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of soldiers in camp. Two are having their shoes polished, another brushes his…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a fisher woman in her cottage making a fishing net, kneeling on…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the kitchen at St James's Palace, London, in the Georgian period. Cooks…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of soldiers being handed plates of food by the cook working in the…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a woman doing the laundry outside her house.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a mother preparing tea with her two children in a country cottage.