Housewife's handbook, 16th century

Housewife's handbook, 16th century

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Caption: Housewife's handbook. Double-page spread from a 16th-century housewife's handbook 'The Good Housewife's Jewel' (London, 1596) by Thomas Dawson. This text details various household remedies, and the book also contained recipes and cookery advice.

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Keywords: 1500s, 1596, 16th century, advice, advise, book, cookery, cuisine, culture, cure, cures, domestic, double page spread, english, european, food preparation, guide, historical, history, household, lifestyle, page, preservation, printed text, publication, remedies, remedy, text, the good housewife's jewel, the widow's treasure, thomas dawson

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