Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Maid Collection

In the midst of historical masterpieces and iconic characters, the maid emerges as a silent but significant figure

Background imageMaid Collection: The Wash-House, 1905, (1906). Artist: William Newenham Montague Orpen

The Wash-House, 1905, (1906). Artist: William Newenham Montague Orpen
The Wash-House, 1905. After an original work by William Orpen (1878-1931). From The Studio Volume 37 [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1906]

Background imageMaid Collection: Between Two Fires, c1892, (1938). Artist: Francis Davis Millet

Between Two Fires, c1892, (1938). Artist: Francis Davis Millet
Between Two Fires, c1892. Painting held at the Tate Britain, London. From World-Famous Paintings edited by J. Greig Pirie [W. & G. Foyle, Ltd, London, 1938.]

Background imageMaid Collection: Errol Flynn / Robin Hood

Errol Flynn / Robin Hood
ERROL FLYNN Irish-American film actor as Robin Hood in The Adventures of Robin Hood, with Olivia de Havilland as Maid Marian

Background imageMaid Collection: Scene from Mozarts opera The Marriage of Figaro. (Le Nozze di Figaro), comic opera

Scene from Mozarts opera The Marriage of Figaro. (Le Nozze di Figaro), comic opera (opera buffa) with libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte (1749-1838) after Beaumarchais

Background imageMaid Collection: Female Type / Maid 1935

Female Type / Maid 1935
Pretty young French maid with a revealing neckline: " Sir has the flu, so I m going to try and raise his morale." Date: 1935

Background imageMaid Collection: Judi Trott as Maid Marion

Judi Trott as Maid Marion
The actress Judi Trott (b 1962) as Maid Marion in the popular 1980s television series Robin of Sherwood (1984-86)

Background imageMaid Collection: Poster advertising the publication of Les Miserables

Poster advertising the publication of Les Miserables
CHT179972 Poster advertising the publication of Les Miserables by Victor Hugo (1802-85) 1886 (colour litho) by Cheret, Jules (1836-1932); Private Collection; eArchives Charmet; French

Background imageMaid Collection: A Meet of the New Forest Buck-Hounds at Fountain Court, Broo

A Meet of the New Forest Buck-Hounds at Fountain Court, Broo
Members of the New Forest Buck-hounds meet at Fountain Court, the hunters and dogs at the ready. Those present include Constance, Duchess of Westminster, Lady Mary Grosvenor, Harry, Fry

Background imageMaid Collection: Mikado / Music Sheet

Mikado / Music Sheet
Three little maids from school Date: first produced 1885

Background imageMaid Collection: Italy, Milan, engraving, Il noce di Benevento, costume sketch for ballet

Italy, Milan, engraving, Il noce di Benevento, costume sketch for ballet
Theatre, Italy, 19th century - Il noce di Benevento. Costume sketch by Giocosi for the ballet. Engraving

Background imageMaid Collection: French maid taking a break

French maid taking a break and enjoying a cigarette before her next duty calls.... Date: 1910s

Background imageMaid Collection: The Kennel Maid

The Kennel Maid
A kennel maid takes two elegant looking greyhounds out for their daily walk

Background imageMaid Collection: Austen / Brandon & Dashwoo

Austen / Brandon & Dashwoo
Colonel Brandon visits Marianne Dashwood

Background imageMaid Collection: Leatherhead, Surrey - Church Street

Leatherhead, Surrey - Church Street Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMaid Collection: Advert / Calverts Carboli

Advert / Calverts Carboli
CALVERTs CARBOLIC SOAP for floors

Background imageMaid Collection: Old Maid card - Old Maid

Old Maid card - Old Maid. circa 1940s

Background imageMaid Collection: The Man Who Broke The Tube by H M Bateman

The Man Who Broke The Tube by H M Bateman, a man who does not heed the instructions on the glue. He brakes the tube, glues himself to the table, then his wife

Background imageMaid Collection: Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary - Nursery Rhyme

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary - Nursery Rhyme
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells, and cockle shells, And pretty maids all in a row

Background imageMaid Collection: Aristocratic French lady bathing and dressing

Aristocratic French lady bathing and dressing
An aristocratic French lady is helped by her maids to bathe and dress

Background imageMaid Collection: Joan the Maid - Kay Nielsen. The Most Noble Warrior Saint in the Christian Calendar

Joan the Maid - Kay Nielsen. The Most Noble Warrior Saint in the Christian Calendar. Date: 1924

Background imageMaid Collection: The Chess Game, 1896 (oil on panel)

The Chess Game, 1896 (oil on panel)
989236 The Chess Game, 1896 (oil on panel) by Deutsch, Ludwig (1855-1935); 55x41.6 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: The Chess Game. Ludwig Deutsch (1855-1935). Oil on panel. Signed and dated 1896

Background imageMaid Collection: W Heath Robinson - Opening the Wine Bottle

W Heath Robinson - Opening the Wine Bottle

Background imageMaid Collection: A painting of Rama and Sita, India, Jaipur, c. 1800 (opaque pigments, gold

A painting of Rama and Sita, India, Jaipur, c. 1800 (opaque pigments, gold
3740160 A painting of Rama and Sita, India, Jaipur, c.1800 (opaque pigments, gold, mica & beads on paper) by Indian School

Background imageMaid Collection: Kitchen Scene, 1620s. Creator: Peter Wtewael

Kitchen Scene, 1620s. Creator: Peter Wtewael
Kitchen Scene, 1620s. meat on a skewer. The grins of housemaid and errand boy indicate their enjoyment of one anothers company

Background imageMaid Collection: Nancy Woodforde, late 18th-early 19th century, (1943). Creator: Samuel Woodforde

Nancy Woodforde, late 18th-early 19th century, (1943). Creator: Samuel Woodforde
Nancy Woodforde, late 18th-early 19th century, (1943). Portrait of English diarist Anna Maria Woodforde (1757-1830) who was housekeeper for her uncle, James Woodforde

Background imageMaid Collection: Old Maid card - Butler

Old Maid card - Butler. circa 1940s

Background imageMaid Collection: Good Egg by William Heath Robinson

Good Egg by William Heath Robinson
Straight from the Hen! The Fresh-Egger, a handsome apparatus for ensuring the new-laidness of eggs for the breakfast-table. A typically convoluted invention from the mind of William Heath Robinson

Background imageMaid Collection: The Servant also called The Milkmaid or The Kitchen Maid c1660

The Servant also called The Milkmaid or The Kitchen Maid c1660. Oil on canvas. Jan Vermeer (1632-1675) Dutch Baroque painter. Young woman standing at table beneath a window pours milk into a bowl

Background imageMaid Collection: Sara Crewe / Becky / Maid

Sara Crewe / Becky / Maid
Becky the maidservant comforts Sara Crewe when she is orphaned and penniless

Background imageMaid Collection: Lancelot Mourns Legend

Lancelot Mourns Legend
Lancelot mourns for Elaine, the lily-maid of Astolat, otherwise known as The Lady of Shalott, who has died of love for him

Background imageMaid Collection: Before the Bath, 1900 (oil on canvas)

Before the Bath, 1900 (oil on canvas)
NOO56955 Before the Bath, 1900 (oil on canvas) by Elsley, Arthur John (1861-1952); Private Collection; (add.info.: by Arthur John Elsley); Photo © John Noott Galleries, Broadway, Worcestershire

Background imageMaid Collection: Woman performing her toilette with the help of her maid (colour litho)

Woman performing her toilette with the help of her maid (colour litho)
7201395 Woman performing her toilette with the help of her maid (colour litho) by Rieth, Paul (1871-1925); Private Collection; (add.info.: Woman performing her toilette with the help of her maid)

Background imageMaid Collection: Draycott, Cotswold village, Edith Hodgkins, milkmaid

Draycott, Cotswold village, Edith Hodgkins, milkmaid
Draycott, Cotswold village, Edith Hodgkins (later Mrs Brown), milkmaid. Date: 1916

Background imageMaid Collection: The Birth of the Virgin, Brussels Workshop, c. 1510 (tapestry)

The Birth of the Virgin, Brussels Workshop, c. 1510 (tapestry)
XIR240906 The Birth of the Virgin, Brussels Workshop, c.1510 (tapestry) by Flemish School, (16th century); St. Sauveur Cathedral, Aix-en-Provence, France; Flemish, out of copyright

Background imageMaid Collection: Poster advertising the Ferme de Frahinfaz, a cafe and restaurant near Spa

Poster advertising the Ferme de Frahinfaz, a cafe and restaurant near Spa
STC138588 Poster advertising the Ferme de Frahinfaz, a cafe and restaurant near Spa, Belgium, 1896 (colour litho) by Duyck, Edouard (1856-97) and Crespin

Background imageMaid Collection: Bala Lake Railway line - Locomotive Maid Marion

Bala Lake Railway line - Locomotive Maid Marion
Steam locomotive Maid Marion hauls a train along the Bala Lake Railway line, which runs along the shore of Bala Lake, Gwynedd, North Wales Date: 1988

Background imageMaid Collection: The Kitchen Maid, 1651, by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

The Kitchen Maid, 1651, by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669). Dutch painter. The Kitchen Maid, 1651. National Museum. Stockholm. Sweden

Background imageMaid Collection: Sophia Farrell and maids, 1899 (b / w photo)

Sophia Farrell and maids, 1899 (b / w photo)
XJF391585 Sophia Farrell and maids, 1899 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sophia Farrell (dates unknown), shown standing on the right

Background imageMaid Collection: Interior of a Harem, c. 1865 (oil on canvas)

Interior of a Harem, c. 1865 (oil on canvas)
XIR187014 Interior of a Harem, c.1865 (oil on canvas) by Belly, Leon-Auguste-Adolphe (1827-77); 108x148 cm; Hotel de Ville, Saint-Omer, France; French, out of copyright

Background imageMaid Collection: THEATER: PANTOMIME, 1851. Scene from the pantomime, Oliver Cromwell; or, Harlequin

THEATER: PANTOMIME, 1851. Scene from the pantomime, Oliver Cromwell; or, Harlequin Charley Over the Water and the Maid of Pattys Mill at the City of London Theatre in London. Engraving, English, 1851

Background imageMaid Collection: The Queen wearing the imperial crown

The Queen wearing the imperial crown, members of the royal family, and maids of honour, on the balcony at the palace for the fly-past of the RAF following her Coronation on 2nd June 1953. 1953

Background imageMaid Collection: Maid Washes Ladys Feet

Maid Washes Ladys Feet
A maid dries her mistresss feet after washing them

Background imageMaid Collection: Man in Bath

Man in Bath
Just when he starts to enjoy a relaxing bath, a mouse enters the room and tries to steal his towel; luckily theres a bell- pull so he can call the maid and have her remove it

Background imageMaid Collection: Advert Gas Stove Acme

Advert Gas Stove Acme
Acme Gas Stoves - " No thank you, Mr Soot!"

Background imageMaid Collection: Advert / Liebig Beef Card

Advert / Liebig Beef Card
Liebigs Extract of Beef: the finest meat flavouring stock

Background imageMaid Collection: Serving Maid / Chocolate

Serving Maid / Chocolate
A serving maid carries a cup of chocolate and a glass of water on a tray

Background imageMaid Collection: Model Maid-Of-All-Work

Model Maid-Of-All-Work
The model maid of all work is kept busy in the scullery cleaning boots, boiling kettles and pans, and responding to the bells that are constantly rung for her

Background imageMaid Collection: Housemaids Skirts

Housemaids Skirts
Mistress to maid : - Julie, you shouldn t wear such tight skirts, you are showing far too much leg



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping

In the midst of historical masterpieces and iconic characters, the maid emerges as a silent but significant figure. Between Two Fires, c1892, captures her essence with delicate strokes by Francis Davis Millet. Judi Trott embodies Maid Marion's grace and strength in her portrayal alongside Errol Flynn as Robin Hood. As Les Miserables' publication is advertised through an enchanting poster, we catch a glimpse of a maid who may have played a pivotal role in this tale of revolution and redemption. Traveling back to 1935, we encounter the Female Type/Maid - an embodiment of elegance and professionalism. A Meet of the New Forest Buck-Hounds at Fountain Court, Broo transports us to an era where maids were not only caretakers but also witnesses to grand events. Music takes center stage as we explore Mikado's music sheet; even amidst cultural performances like Il noce di Benevento ballet sketch from Milan or scenes from Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro), maids find their place within these artistic narratives. Yet amidst all their duties, even French maids deserve moments to rest and rejuvenate. Taking a break from their demanding roles, they remind us that self-care is essential for everyone. The Kennel Maid stands tall among her furry companions in Leatherhead's Church Street - showcasing how love extends beyond humans into the animal kingdom. In every corner of history and artistry alike, maids leave indelible imprints on our collective memory - reminding us that their contributions are woven intricately into society's fabric.