Punch,  50 (1866), 138.

Hair-Dressing by Electricity

C H B *


Illustration, Drollery

Relevant illustrations:

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C H B *


Electricity, Electrochemistry, Electromagnetism, Instruments

    Consists of eleven pictures depicting the story of an hirsute 'artist' who, seeking to have his hair cut by the simplest means, determines at last to have his hair dressed. This involves having his hair brushed and almost removed by a powerful rotary brush and his hair 'parted by a galvanic battery'. The illustrations include a picture of the artist's head between wires emerging from an induction coil and switch.

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