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Home washing

By SMITH, Louisa E.

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.