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Colonial servant-galism.jpg
A woman seated at a table interviews a woman, who is standing, for a position as a servant.

Screen Shot 2017-12-31 at 10.33.49 PM.jpg
A parlor maid serves afternoon tea to her mistress. Serving tea was one of the main jobs assigned to parlourmaids.

Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photo shows Otto Hermann Kahn (1867-1934), a banker, philanthropist, and arts patron. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

Ireland Curraghmour House.jpg
Group photo of the household staff at Curraghmore House in County Waterford, Ireland. The house was (and still is) owned by the De La Poer Beresfords. Note the powder on the hair of the footmen.

The Red and the Black.docx
The Red and the Black chronicles the attempts of a provincial young man to rise socially beyond his modest upbringing through a combination of talent, hard work, deception, and hypocrisy. He ultimately allows his passions to betray him.

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La Chocolatière (The Chocolate Girl)
painting of a maid carrying water and a cup of chocolate

maid ironing.jpg
Black and white photo of a house maid ironing a lace doily with a GE iron

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How to book for all tasks performed by all servants

Quietest Little Lam.jpg
An drawing of a governess carrying a screaming infant. Black and white. Newspaper illustration.
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