A crop shop [graphic] / R.N.

Creator:
Newton, Richard, 1777-1798, printmaker
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper, hand-colored ; sheet 24.2 x 36 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark on bottom edge.
CtY-LW
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Abstract:
The interior of barber shop: On the left a man stands before a mirror, face contorted as he wipes his jaw, unaware of the boy behind him pointing and laughing at him as he holds the man's pigtail in his hand. Another customer is shown in the center seated on a chair, the barber behind him about to cut off his pigtail as well. The third man sits in a chair on the right, reading a newspaper; his lower head is also shorn of its pigtail. The room show other customers as well as stands for wigs. Above the door on the right hangs a sign "R. Crop'em, hair dresser", a second sign beneath reads "Shave for a penny. Crop for two penny." Through the window on the left in the back, is a display of ladies' hats.
Topics:
Barber shops.
Barbers.
Hairdressing.
Wigs.
Topics:
Holland, William, active 1782-1817, publisher. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr92024265
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1791.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1791.
Watermarks (Paper)--J. Whatman.--CtY-LW
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
791.10.08.02+
Orbis Record:
13173185
Yale Collection:
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr35494
Citation:
Alexander, D.S. Richard Newton and English caricature in the 1790s, 18
OID:
16227149
PID:
digcoll:4082888