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Three officers having their hair dressed by three barbers in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wood engraving after S. P. Hall.

Hall, Sydney Prior, 1842-1922.

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All the barbers are black. All the men wear moustaches. On the wall in the background is a notice reading: "Williams, physiognomical haircutter, capillary abridger and cranium manipulator studio, Gen. Montcalm's old head quarters."

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Military and naval manoeuvres at Halifax ; Quebec-scalp dressing in the north-west ; To the great north-west with the Marquis of Lorne - II. ; From sketches by our special artist, Mr Sydney P. Hall

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; image 12.3 x 22.6 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29929i

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