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A barber's shop near Lincoln's Inn, London: a man answering an advertisement for the barber's assistant points to the advertisement in The times newspaper. Wood engraving by H.K. Browne (Phiz), 1865.

  • Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882
Date
1865
Reference
29473i
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Description

Wigs are prominently displayed, including judges' and barristers' wigs, as the barber serves the legal practitioners of Lincoln's Inn. A theatre notice at the bottom left advertises the play The heir-at-law by George Colman the younger, 1797, as in performance at the Theatre Royal: it sums up the barber's business as hair (heir) at law (for lawyers)

Publication/Creation

1865

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; image 12.9 x 10.7 cm

Lettering

The barber of London.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29473i

Languages

  • English


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