Woman and children from Marie Louise de la Ramee's "Bimbi."

Bimbi

Woman and children from Marie Louise de la Ramee's "Bimbi."

"Six to eight inches long, its general color being red varied with green." — Goodrich, 1859

Gilt-Head

"Six to eight inches long, its general color being red varied with green." — Goodrich, 1859

Sing a Song of Sixpence; The maid was in the garden; Hanging out the clothes; Down came a blackbird; And snapped off her nose.

Maid

Sing a Song of Sixpence; The maid was in the garden; Hanging out the clothes; Down came a blackbird;…

Sing a Song of Sixpence; The maid was in the garden; Hanging out the clothes; Down came a blackbird; And snapped off her nose.

Maid

Sing a Song of Sixpence; The maid was in the garden; Hanging out the clothes; Down came a blackbird;…

An illustration of a maid holding a tray of food.

Maid

An illustration of a maid holding a tray of food.

An illustration of a female maid cleaning the table after a meal.

Maid Cleaning the Table

An illustration of a female maid cleaning the table after a meal.

Sing a Song of Sixpence. The Maid was in the garden, hanging out the clothes.

Maid in the Garden

Sing a Song of Sixpence. The Maid was in the garden, hanging out the clothes.

An illustration of a maid setting the table for dinner.

Maid Setting the Table

An illustration of a maid setting the table for dinner.

A housemaid or chambermaid.

House Maid

A housemaid or chambermaid.

A Greek woman laying peacefully on an alter.

Woman laying down

A Greek woman laying peacefully on an alter.

A woman with a tray of food.

Woman with Tray

A woman with a tray of food.