History of Hair

Male Hair - 45

c19th - Gloucestershire Barber’s shop (c1811). Note the “Gloucester Execution” poster! Client on the left: “I can’t account Mr Latherbox, for the enormous difference of your price for shaving? Fifty per cent?” Barber: “Why Sir, since the late glorious victory obtained by the Whigs over the Minister in the House of Lords, the faces of the Tories have become of such a length that I cannot afford to shave them cheaper, have the goodness to look in the glass (mirror) behind you.

c19th - Gloucestershire Barber’s shop (c1811)