There was a strict hierarchy between servants, based on gender, age, length of service, and position. People could enter into service at a very young age, for example the girl in this photo from 1903, and may stay with the same household their whole life.
Londoners take shelter during a German bombing during the Blitz. This photo is of Bethnal Green Underground Tube Station, which could accommodate up to 7,000 people during an air raid. #London | HauntedRooms.co.uk
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The Hamars are a people of East Africa living in southwestern Ethiopia in a fertile area of the Omo Valley. The gracious Hamar women are easily spotted with their characteristic outfits. Photograph by Pascal Mannaerts.