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Theatrical Wigs and Beards

Supply Object M. Shindhelm's Theatrical Wigs, Beards, &c.
The Graphic Company
M. Shindhelm's Theatrical
Wigs, Beards, &c.

New York:[187-]
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.

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