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31 March 2016
The Laundry Maid 1774 is by Philip Dawe after Henry Morland. The imagery of this picture is a bit confusing to the modern eye but there is a free talk at the Geoffrey on May 13th at 1 pm, ‘Servants in London Households 1700-1800’, which will certainly elucidate. Here is the Morland colour original in which the maid is much more decorously dressed.
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