4 edition of Footman in powder found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 111 p. :|
|Number of Pages||62|
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Evening duties For dinner, the footman lays the cloth, arranges knives, forks, and glasses, etc. When the family is in mourning, he wears black tie, studs, and cuff-buttons. Where a valet is not kept, a portion of his duties falls to the footman's share, brushing the clothes among others. Duties of Page or "Buttons" He assists the waitress in taking care of vestibule steps, sidewalk and area.
--- THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE --- Henry Fleming has joined the Union army because of his romantic ideas of military life, but soon finds himself in the middle of a battle against a regiment of Confederate soldiers.
Beeton's Household Management, 1861 While attentive to all, the footman should be obtrusive to none; he should give nothing but on a waiter, and always hand it with the left hand and on the left Footman in powder of the person he serves, and hold it so that the guest may take it with ease.
with milk and water, wipe them quite dry, and brush them with a clean hard brush. He cleans the front door-knobs, washes up in the pantry, assists waitress in cleaning dining room and parlor floors and windows, attends front door and carries coal, wood, etc.
Neat, clean, with heavy tanning and foxing to pages and text block edges. At lunch he wears Footman in powder regular livery suit with a striped waistcoat. At dinner and for luncheon parties the second man aids the butler also in waiting at table. The morning dress of the footman is of a double-breasted coat, waistcoat, trousers, and small black tie. When required to go out with the carriage, it is the footman's duty to see that the inside is free from dust, and he should be ready to open and close the door after his mistress.
At breakfast the footman carries up the urn and places the chief dishes upon the table. Helps sweep bedrooms when such are very large and the furniture heavy, carries all hampers of clothes to the laundry, and carries Footman in powder clothes upstairs. If it is used upon the previous day, it should be brushed every morning. All sweeping and dusting should be finished before breakfast.
"A lavish story of royal doings and of backstairs romance in the times of George the Fourth.
In this part of his duty it is necessary to be very careful to repeat the names correctly; mispronouncing names is very apt to give offence.
The footman is expected to rise early, in order to get through all his dirty work before the family are stirring.
Paper covers have mild edge wear with light rubbing and moderate creasing.
The dining room is thoroughly swept every Saturday morning, and of course is in perfect order before the family breakfast.