Victorian madi - her apron is unusually small for a maid in those times. dh-36f035c.jpg (271×404)
Hélène Jégado empoisonneuse en serie de Bretagne... Here she is, Hélène Jégado the domestic servant, serial killer, and subject of Jean Teulé's shocking novel The Poisoning Angel. "The writing is beautiful, witty, grisly and moving, and reeks of authenticity" - Sunday Telegraph
The governess isn't much older than the children !
La retirada...en enero de 1939 Franco entra en Barcelona,la gente huye a Francia.
Spanish Republican Militianas, fighting against Franco circa 1936 #Spain #war
A box-bed is a bed enclosed in furniture that looks like a cupboard, half-opened or not.The box-bed is closed on all sides by panels of wood. One enters it by removing curtains, opening a door hinge or sliding doors on one or two slides. In front of the box-bed was often a large oaken chest, with the same length as the bed. This was the 'seat of honour,' and served also as a step for climbing into the bed. It was also used to store clothing, underwear and bedding the rest of the time