A Barber's Shop

Etcher Thomas Rowlandson British
After Henry William Bunbury British

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A large man sits at center covered with a cloth, having his hair dressed by a barber and a boy. Another customer at right wears a cap and is covered by a cloth as he is shaved. A third figure, just released from the attentions of the barber, dabs at blood on his neck, directed by a boy. At far left, a tall thin man and short portly man both look in a mirror and tie their neckcloths. Near them a seated bald man looks up from his paper in concern as two dogs fight over his wig which has fallen from a stand.

A Barber's Shop, Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London), Hand-colored etching

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