A Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England
Sue Wilkes' guide to daily life in the world which Jane Austen and her friends knew.
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Wednesday, 20 August 2014
'A World Of Torment As To Hair-dressing'
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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