1805, Servantes de Vienne en autriche

and as the the poor.clattering in clogs; the men in their shirt-sleeves…

Calico Printer, 1805, New York Public Library

Calico printer doing block printing. From The book of trades, or library of the useful arts.

John Augustus Atkinson, 1775–1831, A Milkmaid, undated, Pen and brown ink, watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection recto

A Milkmaid, by John Augustus Atkinson undated, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

"Woman pressing and folding laundry," a drawing from John Lewis Krimmel's sketchbook, c, 1819-1821. View the whole sketchbook at the Winterthur Digital Collections: http://content.winterthur.org:2011/cdm/landingpage/collection/krimmel

"Woman pressing and folding laundry," a drawing from John Lewis Krimmel's…

Female Shrimper by Williams Henry Pyne, 1805

Female Shrimper, from Costume of Great Britain, published by William Miller, 1805 - William Henry Pyne

Ouvriere en capotes. A maker and seller of hats. Les Ouvriers de Paris (1824) details women's employments in Paris and shows a sequence of fashion from late 1810s to early 1820s. Image from Bunka Gakuen University, Japan http://digital.bunka.ac.jp/kichosho_e/index.php

Packing and shipping lots of bonnets today. This is a wonderful image of a milliner from I may have to think about making a Regency working wardrobe now. This is a sweet outfit and the bonnets.

Ironing by John Lewis Krimmel Sketchbook c. 1819. The Winterthur Library. The tables have been spread with clean ironing cloths. Bare feet and the open window help to mitigate the task of this chore.

Ironing by John Lewis Krimmel Sketchbook c. The Winterthur Library. The tables have been spread with clean ironing cloths. Bare feet and the open window help to mitigate the task of this chore.

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. New Potatoes. It is one of 31 similar works which William Marshall Craig (c.1750-c.1828) produced to illustrate Modern London, a guide book published by Richard Phillips in 1804.

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary New Potatoes. It is one of 31 similar works which William Marshall Craig produced to illustrate Modern London, a guide book published by Richard Phillips in

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. Lavender

William Marshall Craig Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume 1804 Lavender

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. Strawberries. It is one of 31 similar works which William Marshall Craig (c.1750-c.1828) produced to illustrate Modern London, a guide book published by Richard Phillips in 1804.

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Strawberries. It is one of 31 similar works which William Marshall Craig produced to illustrate Modern London, a guide book published by Richard Phillips in

Femme de chamber. Presumably translates as lady's maid? She carries a hat and bonnet to dress her lady. The publication, Les Ouvriers de Paris (1824) details women's employments in Paris and shows a sequence of fashion from late 1810s to early 1820s. Image from Bunka Gakuen University, Japan http://digital.bunka.ac.jp/kichosho_e/index.php

Femme de chamber. Presumably translates as lady's maid? She carries a hat and bonnet to dress her lady. The publication, Les Ouvriers de Paris (1824) details women's employments in Paris and shows a sequence of fashion from late 1810s to early 1820s. Image from Bunka Gakuen University, Japan http://digital.bunka.ac.jp/kichosho_e/index.php

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