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Image ID: 825111

Coiffure. (1855)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Coiffure.

Published Date

: 1855

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 10 x 6 cm. (4 x 2 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "The style of coiffure here delineated is designed for full dress. A French twist, terminating in a Grecian plait, carried in a circle around it, forms the back. This lies behind the comb. The twist is continued below by a five-strand cable twist, which also forms a circle around the head, outside and in front of the first plait and comb. The front hair is arranged in French bandeaux, terminating at the ears in an open sev ....
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Original Source

: From Harper's magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Hairdressing -- 1800s

Source Description

: 4 folders (127 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 825111

Record ID

: 706198

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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