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Washing Collection

Background imageWashing Collection: Young girl cleaning and tidying

Young girl cleaning and tidying. Source unknown

Background imageWashing Collection: Washing Hair

Washing Hair

Background imageWashing Collection: Bunny Cuddles

Bunny Cuddles

Background imageWashing Collection: Grandma Bear

Grandma Bear
VALUE!

Background imageWashing Collection: Fun in the snow

Fun in the snow

Background imageWashing Collection: Little girl

Little girl

Background imageWashing Collection: Farmhouse

Farmhouse

Background imageWashing Collection: Fairies washing

Fairies washing

Background imageWashing Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- washday, horse and crow

Nursery Rhymes -- washday, horse and crow
Nursery Rhymes -- two illustrations. Above -- a man and a woman on wash day. Below -- a crow startles a horse so much that the two riders are thrown off. early 20th century

Background imageWashing Collection: Washing clothes at a Dhobi Ghat, Calcutta, India

Washing clothes at a Dhobi Ghat, Calcutta, India
People washing clothes at a Dhobi Ghat, Calcutta (Kolkata), India. circa 1890s

Background imageWashing Collection: Women washing clothes, Japan

Women washing clothes, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageWashing Collection: Little girl washing doll by Muriel Dawson

Little girl washing doll by Muriel Dawson
A little girl standing in the bathroom washing her doll, by Muriel Dawson. 1920s

Background imageWashing Collection: Toddler sitting next to bowl

Toddler sitting next to bowl
Toddler sitting next to a bowl. 1920s

Background imageWashing Collection: Washing a rag book

Washing a rag book
Hand-washing a rag book. From a catalogue of Deans Rag Books Date: circa 1930

Background imageWashing Collection: Pencil sketch of toddler in bathtub

Pencil sketch of toddler in bathtub
Pencil sketch of a toddler in a bathtub. 1920s

Background imageWashing Collection: Street in the native town, Hong Kong, China

Street in the native town, Hong Kong, China. circa 1890

Background imageWashing Collection: Lady preparing to take a bath

Lady preparing to take a bath
A lady in her bathroom, preparing to take a bath. early 20th century

Background imageWashing Collection: Label design, Savon des Jolis Bebes

Label design, Savon des Jolis Bebes
Label design for Savon des Jolis Bebes (Pretty Baby soap), marketed by Savonnerie Continentale du Cosmydor, Paris. Showing six babies (or toddlers) washing themselves and each other

Background imageWashing Collection: Advertisement for Erasmic soap

Advertisement for Erasmic soap, showing a woman in a bathroom, looking down at a bar of soap and a mouse! early 20th century

Background imageWashing Collection: Poster design for Starlight Savon (soap)

Poster design for Starlight Savon (soap), showing a little girl in a small bathtub, looking down at a drowning butterfly. circa 1899

Background imageWashing Collection: Little girl on washing day

Little girl on washing day
A little girl on washing day. 19th century

Background imageWashing Collection: People washing clothes, India

People washing clothes, India

Background imageWashing Collection: Street scene, Naples, Italy

Street scene, Naples, Italy, with washing hanging out to dry. late 19th century

Background imageWashing Collection: Washing in a river, India

Washing in a river, India
People washing (either clothes or themselves) in a river in India. circa 1890s

Background imageWashing Collection: Young women bathing, Japan

Young women bathing, Japan
Three young women bathing, Japan. The girl on the left is heating the water. circa 1890s

Background imageWashing Collection: Young woman washing, Japan

Young woman washing, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageWashing Collection: Drying a rag book

Drying a rag book
Putting a rag book out to dry on the washing line. From a catalogue of Deans Rag Books Date: circa 1930

Background imageWashing Collection: Poster, Clean and Fit and Happy Too

Poster, Clean and Fit and Happy Too! Showing people in different countries attending to personal hygiene. Issued by the (British) Health and Cleanliness Council. 1939

Background imageWashing Collection: Woman washing by David Wright

Woman washing by David Wright
Beautiful portrait of a woman, possibly the artists wife, Esme, sitting in a small metal bath. Date: c.1948

Background imageWashing Collection: Annamite people, Indochina (Vietnam)

Annamite people, Indochina (Vietnam)

Background imageWashing Collection: Chemulpo, Korea

Chemulpo, Korea, main port for the capital, Seoul. circa 1890

Background imageWashing Collection: British soldiers on bathing parade, Western Front, WW1

British soldiers on bathing parade, Western Front, WW1

Background imageWashing Collection: British soldiers bathing in the open air, WW1

British soldiers bathing in the open air, WW1
British soldiers bathing in the open air during hot weather on the Western Front, World War One. circa 1916

Background imageWashing Collection: British soldiers cleaning harness in pond, WW1

British soldiers cleaning harness in pond, WW1

Background imageWashing Collection: Naked man washing in very small tub

Naked man washing in very small tub
A naked man washing in a very small tub. 20th century

Background imageWashing Collection: Washing of Feet ceremony, Jerusalem

Washing of Feet ceremony, Jerusalem
Washing of Feet ceremony, Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Holy Land. circa 1870

Background imageWashing Collection: Dhobis washing clothes, India

Dhobis washing clothes, India. The Dhobi is a caste group whose members specialise in washing clothes. circa 1890s

Background imageWashing Collection: British soldier washing clothes, Western Front, WW1

British soldier washing clothes, Western Front, WW1
A British soldier washing clothes near the Western Front during World War One. circa 1916

Background imageWashing Collection: Washroom at Charterhouse School

Washroom at Charterhouse School
A rather basic looking washroom at Charterhouse School near Godalming, Surrey, with a row of washbasins under the windows

Background imageWashing Collection: Advertisement for the Westinghouse Laundromat

Advertisement for the Westinghouse Laundromat automatic washing machine. 20th century

Background imageWashing Collection: Bathtime for a teddy bear

Bathtime for a teddy bear, watched by a kitten. 20th century

Background imageWashing Collection: Ladies in a kitchen

Ladies in a kitchen
Two woman with sleek 1920s hair discuss the state of their hands in front of a kitchen sink filled with brightly decorated art deco pottery. Date: 1926

Background imageWashing Collection: Hanging out the washing

Hanging out the washing
A young housewife takes advantage of a breezy day and hangs out her washing on the line. Date: 1927

Background imageWashing Collection: Poster: How to make woollens last longer

Poster: How to make woollens last longer. With advice about dirt, grit and moths, and hints on washing. 20th century

Background imageWashing Collection: Poster: How to make your household linens last longer

Poster: How to make your household linens last longer

Background imageWashing Collection: Watercolour sketch with buildings and boat

Watercolour sketch with buildings and boat
A watercolour sketch with buildings, washing drying on a line, and a boat

Background imageWashing Collection: Poster design for MEM Seifen (soaps)

Poster design for MEM Seifen (soaps), showing a white cat washing itself. 20th century

Background imageWashing Collection: Woman in the bath

Woman in the bath
A woman smiles as she lathers up in the bath during the 1930s. Date: c.1933




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