Thursday, October 31, 2013

Caption: Her Society Standing

Margaret looked at her former mistress standing before her in a formal maid's uniform,complete with a cap and an apron. Ever since they swapped places during a European trip six month ago Margaret - Lady Margaret - was assuming a more and more dominant role, befitting her new station in life. And Elizabeth - it just didn't feel right to refer to her as a 'lady' now - was sinking deeper and deeper into her new subservient persona.
-- What is it, Lizzie?
-- Miss, it is about...

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Maids in Old Advertising

My collection of maids in vintage newspaper and magazine advertisements. Once a popular theme, it has almost entirely disappeared in the post-WW2 world.

Caption: Harassing the Maid

After 25 years as a footman at Hollingbrokes Estates Jack has established himself
as quite a lady's man. No chambermaid or a laundry girl was safe from his relentless advances. When the young heiress, Lady Amelia Wellesley, and her maid Mary arrived at the castle he made it his mission to make the lovely servantgirl his. Yet, despite his best efforts, the stupid wench was acting all uppity, speaking to him in an irritating  upper-class accent as if she was his better! Even her mistress, Lady Amelia, seemed more down-to-earth than this blushing flower. All the other maids he laid his eyes upon surrendered sooner or later and - Jack was certain - so will Mary.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

A Model Maid Comic

The story this comic is based on a transformation story that was posted on the now defunct Robo's website in the late 1990s. Here is the original story the comic is based on.