Monday, December 10, 2012

The Market Woman

Monday, December 10, 2012
Loretta reports:

Another in my series on historical occupations.  I’ve blogged about ticket porters.  They were licensed to carry items.  These women, apparently, simply showed up at a regular post, to carry goods hither and yon.  It's hard to imagine the level of strength and stamina this job demanded.



—George & Robert Cruikshank, The Gentleman's Pocket Magazine, 1829

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