About this object

Childhood was not all fun. Many children had to work to support themselves and their families.

This young maid worked for a well-to-do family on Rodney Street around 1900. She is standing in the drawing room in front of the fireplace she must have cleaned many times.

Object specifics

  • Title
    Maid, Rodney Street
  • Accession no.
    MMM.1996.181.17
  • Type
    Photograph
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Merseyside: Liverpool
  • Date made
    1900 c
  • Materials
    Paper
  • Measurements
    152 x 203 mm
  • Collection
    From the Museum of Liverpool collections
Object view = Social History
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