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Two working-class men wearing top hats and moustaches, imitating the fashions of the upper classes, rejoice in their new-found equality in fashion. Wood engraving after John Leech, 1854.

Leech, John, 1817-1864.
Date
[1854?]

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Description

Two short men in top hats and carrying canes are sporting moustaches; they are watched from behind by two more elegant men with whiskers

Publication/Creation

[London?] : [publisher not identified], [1854?]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

Lettering

The moustache movement. "My eye Tom. What a 'orrid bore it must be for the hofficer swells, now we've took to wearin' our moostaarches. The gals can't tell hus from them now." ; JL

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35215i

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