In this scene, Nanny Higgins is caring for two of the Wemberlain children. Lord and Lady Wemberlain were invited to visit another estate. They took Robert, Elizabeth and Margaret who they felt were old enough for the trip.
Little Georgina is upset that she was not with her parents sisters and brother. Nanny is comforting her while the baby Anne is sleeping.
This is Nanny's sitting room in the Wemberlain country estate of Fornsby Hall.