Wig, Hairdressing and Shaving Bygones (Shire Library)

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From the huge, tumbling wigs of the wealthy during the mid-seventeenth century, to the razor sharp instruments required for tooth pulling, blood letting and even amputation, the barber's shop has historically housed a plethora of intriguing tools and accessories. Bleeding bowls, bear's grease and beef marrow are just a few of the fascinating curiosities which - along with the more familiar clippers and false curls - constitute the history wig, hairdressing and shaving bygones.

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"Covers a topic not often explored: The history of wigs, hairdressing and men's shaving accoutrements....This fascinating book will be of particular interest to students of hairdressing, along with costume designers and properties departments for theatre and film."--Vintage Fashion Guild

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As Education Officer for Norfolk Museums Service Gail Durbin gives talks both to school children and to adults. Her teaching deals with the whole range of exhibits in the county's museums and she first became interested in hairdressing bygones when she was involved with an exhibition on 'Health and Beauty' and discovered that little had been written on this subject.

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