Category: Cleaning

The Butler Did It

Advertisement for 'Punch' Magazine, 1939
Advertisement for ‘Punch’ Magazine, 1939

‘It’s all to clean…’

With the recent popularity of programmes such as ‘Downton Abbey’ we can’t help noticing the extensive silver services such households would have used at every mealtime – even the afternoon tea was served on a silver tray with a silver teapot and tea spoons. Keeping all of that silver polished and pristine must have been a mammoth task – how did they manage it? The butler did it, of course!