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The Windsor double check washing-book for ladies.

Twentieth edition.
London : Rock, Brothers, and Payne, 11 Walbrook ..., [1880?]
Physical Description:
[26] leaves ; 16 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT985 .W56 1880
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title.
"Price sixpence."
The firm of Rock, Brothers, and Payne was active from 1844-1883. See: Brown, P.A.H. London publishers and printers.
Printed on blue paper on rectos only.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's tan printed tan wrappers. The lists are unused (and complete).
Printed washing lists, for the lady of the house, to be given to the laundress. Printed in two columns, each with identical items of clothing, one list to be retained and the other for the laundress. The lady of the house filled in the list with quantities, dated it and detached the list for the laundress while retaining the copy list in the book.
Subject Terms:
Cleaning -- Great Britain.
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Domestic life -- Great Britain.
Fashion -- England -- London -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Housekeeping -- Great Britain.
Laundry -- Great Britain.
Rock Brothers & Payne, publisher.

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