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A barber's shop. Coloured etching with aquatint by T. Rowlandson, 178-, after W.H. Bunbury.

  • Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811.
Date
[between 1780 and 1789?]
Reference
30145i
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Description

In the centre a man is seated, swathed in a sheet while a boy on the left applies tongs to his hair, which a man on the right is combing. On the left two men admire their freshly curled hair in the mirror. On the extreme right a barber shaves a man next to whom stands a man who stanches a cut on his cheek with a towel. In the left-hand foreground a seated customer reads a newspaper with a concerned expression

Publication/Creation

[London?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1780 and 1789?]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 13 x 18.6 cm

Lettering

A barbers shop ; H. Bunbury del ; Rowlandson sculp.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VI London 1978, related to no. 6882 (dated 1785)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 30145i

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  • English


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