Boardwork Or the Art of Wigmaking, Etc: A Technical Handbook
Originally published in 1921, this is a technical handbook, which also includes the history of wigs. It describes in simple detail all the practicable methods and processes of preparing human hair for fashion and convenience.Alfred M. Sutton was Editor of The Hairdressers? Chronicle, and the author of several books, including Heads and Headdresses from the Saxon Period to the Nineteenth Century, Headdresses of the Victorian Era, and Album of Historical Coiffures.
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