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image above: Old undated photograph, marked on back "Lilly on the Downs, Clifton" Being a domestic servant often included a heavy workload, and the risk of sexual advances from employers or other servants. Men relied on working class women to run their homes smoothly, and employers often looked to these working class women for sexual partners. Many upper class men took advantage of their servants, leading a life full of promiscuity. These servants were provided with food, clothing…

edwardian fashion - Google Search

edwardian fashion - Google Search

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Portrait of smartly dressed men on a faux boat backdrop. Were they thinking this is how one dresses to go 'boating'? Probably 1920s when everybody was always dressed up for everything (Gatsby)......

from Etsy

Edwardian Fashions- Young Woman on the Porch- 1910s Vintage Photograph- RPPC

The outfit this young lady is wearing in this 1912 photo reminds me of some of the costumes Kellie Martin wore on the show as Christy (particularly the tie).

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Joseph Parrish – Photographs of Inmates of the Imbecile Asylum | Girl's pinner apron with pinner gathered into band

A large group of women wearing dark, early 20th century clothing pose for the camera.