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Title:
Washerwomen, the
Document number:
274
Author:
Barker, Bligh
Crocker, Sydney
Printer:
Published by T. Mclean, 26 Haymarket, London
Book/ Album / Dossier:
Sketches from the basque provinces of Spain, illustrative of the character and costume of the basques and the scenery of the northern provinces
Format date:
1839
Topic date:
1839
Physical description:
1 37 x 27 cm engraving on a 54 x 36 cm page; col
Notes:
Autographed. Description by the authors: This primitive mode of washing is common all over Spain. The clothes are brought down in baskets to the side of a running brook, in which they are rinsed and "belaboured" on stones placed for that purpose...This sketch was taken near the convent of San Francisco in the vicinity of San Sebastian...
Subjects:
Leisure-Clothing
Trades-Water carriers
Trades-Washerwomen
Natural landscape-Rivers
Place names:
Donostia-S.Sebastian - Gipuzkoa
Signature:
ZM: P,4
Location:
Museo Zumalakarregi Museoa
2013 Department of Culture, Youth and Sport - Diputacin Foral de Gipuzkoa