Exhibition: Swept under the carpet? Servants in London homes, 1600-2000

This exhibition CLOSED on Sun, 4th Sep 2016

This exhibition has finished.

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: Free of Charge


Servants are taking over at the Geffrye ... This exhibition will explore domestic service and the experiences of servants living and working in middle-class households over the last four hundred years.

New scenarios created in the museum’s parlours, drawing rooms and living rooms will bring to life these narratives – often overlooked by historians - from a seventeenth-century laundry day to a French au-pair picking up after the family she lives with in 1960.


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Location

Geffrye Museum,

136 Kingsland Road,
London,
E2 8EA

 

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