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Domestic Staff with Work Utensils



Domestic Staff with Work Utensils
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Title: Domestic Staff with Work Utensils
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils. One woman is holding an infant. They are posed in front of a painted backdrop.

Image ID: 1919
Creation
Date:
1890 
Creator
Name:
Van Schaick, Charles
City, State: Black River Falls, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Van Schaick, Charles : Photographs And Negatives, ca. 1880-ca. 1940+
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This image is part of a larger collection of over 6,000 negatives created by Charles J. Van Schaick. Van Schaick learned the art of photography after moving to Jackson County, Wisconsin. In 1885, he opened a studio in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. He was the town photographer for over 50 years. His work includes both studio portraits and richly varied and intimate snapshots of small-town, Wisconsin life.
Subjects: Implements, utensils, etc.
Household employees
Housekeeping
Murals
Painting
Indoor photography
Infants
Portraits, Group
Women
Dresses
Clothing and dress
Studios and dark rooms
Photography
 

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