grey bullet Furnishings and Historic Use


Laundry wringer
Laundry wringer

Laundry was a demanding task in a large household. Water was heated, the clothing was washed by hand, wrung out, and hung up outdoors to dry. Laundry cupboards
Laundry cupboards

Washboard
Washboard

The small wood stove is a mid-twentieth-century replacement for an older laundry stove that had to be removed. Laundry stove
Laundry stove


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