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Downton Abbey, rules for household staff

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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The household staff of Downton Abbey carries out their duties with effortless dignity, finesse and pride. Yet how do they know how exactly to lay the table, when to leave the room to give Lord and Lady Grantham their privacy, how to care for Lady Mary's furs and which uniform to wear when? This recently recovered and fascinating staff handbook answers all of these questions and more. Covering all the main positions  Read more...
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Downton Abbey, rules for household staff.
(DLC) 2014034637
(OCoLC)890792981
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781466874497 146687449X
OCLC Number: 894997926
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 117 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The hierarchy of staff --
Butler --
Royal visits --
Housekeeper --
Specific notes pertaining to house parties --
Valet --
Lady's maid --
Particular advice for female servants on posture & carriage --
Cook --
Assistant cook & kitchen maid --
Useful notes for all kitchen staff --
Footman --
First aid, medicinal drinks & curatives --
Housemaid.
Responsibility: introduction by Mr. Carson.

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The household staff of Downton Abbey carries out their duties with effortless dignity, finesse and pride. Yet how do they know how exactly to lay the table, when to leave the room to give Lord and Lady Grantham their privacy, how to care for Lady Mary's furs and which uniform to wear when? This recently recovered and fascinating staff handbook answers all of these questions and more. Covering all the main positions of the Downton household--footman, lady's maid, housekeeper, groundsman and more--and with a general introduction for new members of staff from Carson the Butler, this book tells you everything you need to know about working below stairs in the grand estate of Downton Abbey.

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