The Military Wash Slideshow

How to do the wash, whether you are a patriot or a loyalist changes little in the time 18th century. If you would like to see one about civilian wash techniques please view the other slideshow on this site. It goes into greater depth on some of the subject touched upon in this slideshow as well.


Slideshow by Cat Tannenbaum Schirf


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Wash - Laundry Slideshow > 18th Century Life · February 9, 2018 at 5:02 pm

[…] 18th century. If you would like to learn more about military wash techniques please view the other slideshow on this site. It details laundry being done in a military […]

Laundress Day: Bon FĂȘte des Blanchisseuses! > 18th Century Life · February 9, 2018 at 5:09 pm

[…] This French celebration has celebrated the laundress since the 18th century. The holiday originally run by a laundresses guild. I made a slideshow, in recognition of this special day, highlighting laundresses in history. It focuses on the 18th century, but touches upon heroic women through history. In recent years this has become a popular woman’s holiday in France. To read more about what laundresses did, and specifically those following the army, check this out. […]

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