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An uncouth man smoking a pipe while having his hair cut, asks the barber for his opinion on wigs and natural hair. Coloured lithograph.

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Description

A judge's wig is displayed on a stand

Publication/Creation

[London] (111 Fleet St.) : O. Hodgson ([London] (202 High Holborn) : W. Clerk lith.)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; 27.6 x 20.4 cm

Lettering

I think there's summot very respectable about a wig, vot do you say, mister barber? Why some people say there's wisdom in a wig, but for my part I think there's something more lively in your head of hair. W. Clerk lith.

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Wellcome Library no. 29793i

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