Woman, possibly a domestic, cleaning a floor

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Subject Collection / Housekeeping / Large - Subjects - Housekeeping - Mary Northend photos

GUSN

GUSN-195082

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

floors (surface elements)
wainscoting
brooms (maintenance tools)
scrub brushes
aprons (protective wear)
interior views
domestics
rugs
floor coverings
labor
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000254
AccessID 400
Other identifier HNEDID-000254

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.02.3850.0100.002

Date Notes

1880s-1910s

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

Record Details

Originator

Northend, Mary H. (1850-1926) (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

floors, wooden
housekeeping
women domestics

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Subject Collection / Housekeeping / Large - Subjects - Housekeeping - Mary Northend photos