A Barber

Made:
1829 in London
maker:
W B Cooke

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Print. A Barber. / London, Published June 1 1829, by W. B. Cooke, 9 Soho Square. Engraving, line, uncoloured, trimmed to platemark 20.5x15cm adhered to sheet 25x16.5cm. Personification or composite print, in which a profile of a barber has been fashioned from the tools of his trade - razor as nose, etc. Page from Cooke's 'Composite Spratt Book' then made part of a scrapbook album

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
2002-96
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Sanders of Oxford

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