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A barber's shop. Coloured etching after W.H. Bunbury.

Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811.
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30152i
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Description

The central figure is a man seated, swathed in a sheet while a boy on the left applies tongs to his hair, which the barber 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, and a man stanches a cut on his cheek with a towel. In the left-hand foreground a seated customer reads a newspaper with a concerned expression

Physical description

1 print : etching, printed with background beige tone, with watercolour ; 11.2 x 17.2 cm

Lettering

The barbers shop ; H. Bunbury Esqr. delin.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 30152i

Languages

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