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SMITH, Louisa E.   


  • Home washing
  • Subjects: laundrywork,

    • 1. Home washing. A practical guide to the housewife. By Louisa E. Smith, Instructress of the laundry class at the Forsyth Technical College.
      1890
      16.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x-xii [1] 2-106  
      GB:   *LB   LoEN  

      Binding: blue cloth.
      The book is dedicated to the Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein. There is a separate chapter on servants' washing, a section on goffering and crimping and an index of recipes, besides a dozen chapters giving detailed advice on every aspect of laundering. The author even suggests a suitable menu for washdays.


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