'Shaving by Steam', c 1810.

'Shaving by Steam', c 1810.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Description

Hand-coloured engraving depicting several men sitting in a semi-circle with their backs to a steam-powered shaving machine. They are all at different stages of being shaved, from a new unshaven customer to a man who has been shaved very badly and is consequently bleeding. Published by E King of Chancery Lane, London.

Image Details

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10418749

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