Punch,  43 (1862), 178.

Ladies Sailing Under False Colours



News-Commentary, Drollery


Gender, Chemistry, Microscopy

    Discusses the fashion for red hair dye, and notes the way in which advertisers of the product reassure customers that it 'does not injure' the skin, and that 'It will deceive the sharpest eye, / And e'en the microscope defy'.

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