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 two children, a boy and girl, giving their pet dog a bath…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a young woman washing the clothes, smiling at a toddler in a…

Victorian illustration to download showing an 18th-century scene: a man sweeping the street gutter waves to a maid who is…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a group of men and women cutting faggots of ash wood for…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a woman giving a cookery lesson to poor country women.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of women gathering peat in a moorland landscape (the Highlands of Scotland). Barefoot,…

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.