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One of a collection of figures illustrating nineteenth century Indian costumes and trades. This figure is a Dhobie or Laundryman, and depicts a man wearing a red turban carrying large bundles on his back, ...

Laundry Bill and Receipt

A printed and handwritten bill and receipt for a cleaning account from G. B. Stratton, dyer, hot-presser and chintz glazer at 17 Park Street, Leamington Spa, directed to the estate of the late Mrs Hamilton ...

Leamington Spa. Steam laundry

Corporation Cart Horse Parade showing second prize-winner, Leamington Spa Steam Laundry. May 5th 1906


This is one of a group of paintings that depict Indian trades or occupations. The image has been painted onto a thin sheet of mica. The painting depicts a Dhobie, or washerman, ironing at a table.

Paper Laundry Bag

A brown paper laundry bag, from the Holly House Laundry Company, Queensway, Leamington Spa. The bag is decorated with a colour illustrated picture of a women in a dress.

Rugby Steam Company.

Rugby Steam Company. Featuring ladies working with machinery. Postmarked 12 January 1945. 1910s

Warwick. Laundry Interior

Warwick Laundry, St Nicholas Meadow, Warwick. Interior view of the hand finishing department. Female workers using irons. Laundry described on back of card as "one of the largest of its kind in the ...