A house or nursery maid
A house/nursery maid with the children she looked after.
Part of the Greenwich Local History Library collection.

In 1901, many people lived with the families they worked for. This was called domestic service. They often wore uniforms, like the one in the picture. The uniform showed that, although they lived in the same house, they were not part of the family.

Unique ID: H2810
Creator: The Artistic Portrait Co., 11 Greens End, Woolwich
Date:c. 1895
Copyright: Out of Copyright