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Image of window card for Washing and Mangling Done Here

Washing and Mangling

  • Window card announcing "Washing and Mangling Done Here"
  • Printed and Sold by M S Dellagana, 11 George Street,
  • facing the Post Office, Richmond
  • Early 20th century
  • 241 x 159mm (9½ x 6¼in)

In Victorian times and into the early twentieth century taking in washing and keeping a mangle was a means for many women to earn a living or provide extra income for the family.



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