IMPERIAL RUSSIA WINTER PALACE BALL~ 1903. The last imperial ball before the Bolshevik Revolution. Elaborate embroidered and bejeweled costumes with jeweled tiaras .
Glass - Hiromi MASUDA, Japan
George Lambert - The Maid 1915
A Corner in the Moulin de la Galette. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - 1892 - oil on cardboard.
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When Finnish women emigrated to North America around the turn of the century, the first jobs they found were often as maids/housekeepers. Even though the wages were low it was a chance for them to learn English which was a primary goal for most of them Finnish Maids 1915 photo credit: Ontario, Canada archives