Punch,  43 (1862), 199.

Hair Cooked à La Mode



News-Commentary, Drollery


Invention, Technology, Domestic Economy

    Discusses an advertisement for 'The Shilling Hair-Waver'. Doubts the reliability of an instrument that can produce 'a "beautifully natural" wave of hair' in a 'few minutes' and suggests that the invention is designed 'for people without brains'.

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