Water carriers

Water was carried in different kinds of containers when houses had no piped water. Women were usually the water carriers.

Nas habitações sem água canalizada transportavam-na em diversos recipientes e para tal utilizavam principalmente mulheres.

Frank Duveneck (1848-1919)-‘water carrier, Venice’-oil on canvas-1884    Washington-Smithsonian American Art Museum

Leopold Carl Müller (1834-1892)-‘the water carrier’-oil on canvas-1880    Private collection

Sergey Yvanovich Gribkov (1820-1893)-‘the water carrier’-oil on canvas-1873    Sumy-Regional Art Museum

Constant Troyon (1810-1865)-‘water carriers’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Edwin Lord Weeks (1849-1903)-‘water carrier of the Ganges’-oil on canvas    Private collection

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