A woman sitting at a dressing table reading a book; behind her a maidservant fluffs up the curls on a wig which she is about to place upon her head. Etching by J. Gillray, 1810, after himself.

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1 print : etching ; image 25.6 x 20.4 cm

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Progress of the toilet. _ the wig. _ plate 2. ; design'd by an amateur ; _ Js. Gillray fect. _

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  • [London] (27 St James's Street)

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  • H. Humphrey

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  • 26 February 1810

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A woman sitting at a dressing table reading a book; behind her a maidservant fluffs up the curls on a wig which she is about to place upon her head. Etching by J. Gillray, 1810, after himself.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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