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A City of London barber holding in his left hand three wigs placed on a frame; the first is a two-tailed wig, the second a small 'scratch' wig and the third a style worn by the macaronis. Etching.

Date
July 1st 1771
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29591i
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Publication/Creation

[London] (39 Strand.) : Pub.d accord.g to Act of Parlt by M. Darly, July 1st 1771.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 13.9 x 10.2 cm

Lettering

The city tonsor.

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. V, London 1978, no. 4672

Lettering note

Bears number: V. ! 4

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29591i

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