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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

'A World Of Torment As To Hair-dressing'

Check out my feature for Historical Honey on the momentous changes in hair-styling fashions during Jane Austen's lifetime.
Image from the Library of Congress collection:

A modern belle wearing an enormous feather in her hair going to the [Upper] Rooms at Bath. James Gillray, published January 13th 1796, by H Humphrey, New Bond Street.

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