A domestic worker, domestic helper or domestic servant, also called menial, is a person who works within the employer's household domestic helpers perform a variety of household services for an individual or a family, from providing care for children and elderly dependents to housekeeping, including cleaning and. Prime minister william pitt introduced the tax on female servants in 1785 as part of a package of measures opulent,” in reality government revenues were increasingly drawn from customs and excise duties on analysis of early eighteenth-century london highlights the predominance of maid- servants in middle-class.
Allows us to appreciate that the realism of dutch seventeenth century picture making hides many meanings franits contends that the 'reality' pictured in dutch genre paintings of domesticity consisted of a limited raleigh, n c in de hooch's painting below, a housewife helps her maid store linens in a large chest.
Middletoupper classes are vague and internally fragmented, they constitute a common class through their use of maids (ray and qayum 2009) to understand maids in middletoupper class india one needs to have at least a summary view on the general situation of these classes the picture of the middle class is largely.
Maids and servants pissarro was the only impressionist who made figure paintings in which the domestic worker is the central motif pissarro's wife, julie, had been a servant in his mother's house, but this fact was probably not a significant motivation for these pictures more likely, he sought to portray service as an. In 1935, six out of ten urban white families above the poverty line in the south had a full-time domestic servant, compared with under 20% in the north now hardly anyone does people who want help with the housework typically hire cleaners (also called maids) for a few hours a week, not as live-in.