Postcards in Raphael Tuck's 'Oilette' series


Life and Character


Washing Day in the Highlands

Raphael Tuck  -  "Oilette  -  Scottish Life and Character Series"

Raphael Tuck Postcard  -   'Oilette', Scottish Life and Character series  -  Washing Day in the Highlands

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Carol Stubbs

Washing Day in the Highlands

"Where house room is strictly limited, many domestic occupations of necessity become alfresco in their performance.

Out in the breezy open the crofters' womenfolk attack the weekly wash without the encumbrance of the confined space indoors."



Postcards of Scotland

Scottish Cartoons

Scottish Highland Dress

Scottish Life and Character

Scottish Mountains

Scottish Washing

Scottish Wells and Fountains