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Housemaids Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 46 pictures in our Housemaids collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

How Happy Could I be with Either Featured Print

How Happy Could I be with Either

How happy could I be with either - Were t'other dear charmer away - But while you thus teaze me together - To neither a word will I say (The Beggar's Opera - John Gay, 1728). Date: 1906

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

1728, Adoring, Arm, Enjoying, Gay, Girls, Happy, Housemaids, John, Keeping, Lot, Love, Lucky, Modern, Officer, Opera, Policeman, Quiet, Quote, Romance, Setting, Situation, Women

Domestic Servants Insurance Act - Comic Postcard Featured Print

Domestic Servants Insurance Act - Comic Postcard

Domestic Servants Insurance Act "I don't care how often I get hurt now, I am insured." A bandgaged housemaid shows her delight at the terms of the Domestic Servants Insurance Act, which would make them exempt from contributions toward beneficial health insurance.The Liberal welfare reforms (19061914) were acts of social legislation passed by the British Liberal Party after victory in the 1906 General Election. The pain of of her injuries has been quite alleviated! Date: 1907

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Mistress & Maid 1919 Featured Print

Mistress & Maid 1919

Yet more sneering middle class humour at a maid's expense. A haughty mistress pries into her maid's life wanting to know her reasons for wanting an evening off. Typical!

© Mary Evans Picture Library

1919, 24, Arrogant, Bureau, Class, Evening, Expense, Female, Haughty, Historical, History, Housemaids, Humour, Interrogation, Life, Maid, Middle, Mistress, Pries, Prying, Reasons, September, Servants, Sneering, Snooty, Typical, Wanting, Writing