Young woman washing clothes at a sink
A young woman at a kitchen sink washing clothes using a washboard. There is a stack of four dinner plates waiting to be washed up, a kettle, and a tin of One-O-One which cleans without scratching. She is wearing a patterned blouse, and is smiling happily.
© Mary Evans / Heinz Zinram Collection
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German Woman takes a mud bath
Greetings from the Mud Bath! German Woman takes a mud bath to cure hersef of all aches and pains. Useful for conveniently temporarily preserving one's modesty, before plunging into the cleansing water... (see: 10652132) Date: circa 1903
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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Laundry at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir
The laundry at the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. Items came to the laundry for finishing after first being washed in the wash house. The Homes, laid out as a village of 'cottage homes', were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier, a successful shoemaker from Greenock, who developed an interest in the welfare of deprived street children.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection