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Don't be giddy: give strict attention to your duties, and don't let your thoughts run to the cop on your block

Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Publication:
[England?] : [publisher not identified], [1905?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
Infant Care
Professionalism
Genre(s):
Postcards
Humor
Abstract:
This is a color illustrated postcard of an Edwardian nanny pushing a very ornate baby carriage against a yellow background. The nurse wears a long black dress with a red and yellow collar. She also wears a frilly white and blue cap and apron. The carriage is wicker with a pink and black umbrella attached to shade the baby, whose head in a white frilly cap is just barely visible. The text admonishing the nanny to attend to her duties is in a circle at the bottom right of the card.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 postcard : 14 x 9 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101700959 (See catalog record)
Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Publication:
[England?] : [publisher not identified], [1905?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
Infant Care
Professionalism
Genre(s):
Postcards
Humor
Abstract:
This is a color illustrated postcard of an Edwardian nanny pushing a very ornate baby carriage against a yellow background. The nurse wears a long black dress with a red and yellow collar. She also wears a frilly white and blue cap and apron. The carriage is wicker with a pink and black umbrella attached to shade the baby, whose head in a white frilly cap is just barely visible. The text admonishing the nanny to attend to her duties is in a circle at the bottom right of the card.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 postcard : 14 x 9 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101700959 (See catalog record)