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Woman, possibly a domestic, cleaning a floor

PC001.02.02.3850.0100.002 (RS254)

Description

A woman in an apron and cap appears to be cleaning the hardwood floor of a room with a broom or brush. A rug has been moved out of the way for the purpose. The room is decorated with very elaborate patterns on the molding beneath the ceiling and wainscoting.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1880s-1910s
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000254
AccessID: 400
Other identifier: HNEDID-000254
GUSN
195082
Reference Code
PC001.02.02.3850.0100.002

Record details

Originator
Northend, Mary H. (1850-1926) (photographer)
Descriptive Terms
aprons (protective wear)
brooms (maintenance tools)
domestics
floor coverings
floors (surface elements)
interior views
labor
rugs
scrub brushes
wainscoting
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
floors, wooden
housekeeping
women domestics
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Location Note
Subject Collection / Housekeeping / Large - Subjects - Housekeeping - Mary Northend photos

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