Theatrical Wigs and Beards
The Graphic Company
M. Shindhelm's Theatrical
Wigs, Beards, &c.
Prints & Photographs Division
Copyright deposit (166A)
Advertisements like this one for a supplier of theatrical hairpieces
are sources of exact knowledge of designs for the theater at particular
times in history. This print attests to the variety of hairstyles
advertised for the stage more than a century ago.