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DOWDALL, the Hon. Mrs Mary Frances   born 1876


The Hon. Mrs Dowdall was the author of "Joking apart', published in 1914, and "The second book of Martha' published in 1923.

  • Book of Martha
  • Subjects: servants, relations with employers, narratives,

    • 1. The book of Martha / by the Hon Mrs. Dowdall / with a frontispiece by Augustus John.
      1913
      GB:   LB   OB   *OPo(F)  

      The narrative describes the author's own experiences of managing servants. Augustus John's frontispiece shows a worried housewife beset by tradesmen, children and domestic servants.


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