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Victorian illustration to download showing two country children at a pond. A girl collects water in a jug, watched by…

Victorian illustration to download showing a gathering of men and women sitting round a table enjoying a tea party.

Victorian illustration to download showing a sick child in a chair by the fire, wrapped in blankets and propped up…

Victorian illustration to download showing women gathering peat. Stacks of peat have been left to dry and the women have…

Victorian illustration to download showing a convalescent child, a little girl, propped up in a chair and being given a…

Victorian illustration to download showing an Irish tradition, the baking of a cake on New Year’s Eve. The cake cooks…

Victorian illustration to download showing a gipsy family on the eve of Derby Day. The mother and children gather round…

Victorian illustration to download showing washerwomen in Paris washing laundry on a quay by the river Seine.

Victorian illustration to download showing the chef Soyer’s kitchen at the hospital in Scutari in 1855.

Victorian illustration to download showing a crowd of men watching the demonstration of a bread-making machine.

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 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…