The last washerwomen

Augusta washed her clothes in the stream until 2013

Augusta Brunel épouse Escoffier goes to La Maurette with her mother, as here in 1988. She returned until 2013. Her husband reads the newspaper while she does the laundry. So why not use her washing machine? A testimonial from her nephew Olivier Ciamous. Images of Provence can be deceptive...

The photo below was part of the first Femmes de Provence exhibition. It took place over two days during the Heritage Days in 2022.

The photo of the washerwoman Augusta and her mother inspired Nadia Nanot. Nadia lives in our village, Roquebrune sur Argens. She regularly lends a hand to our Abbe Photo association.

Read his text in this article.

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