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Moustaches, Whiskers & Beards (Npg Short Histories)

Author: Hawksley Lucinda

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Peter Hyde

Taking as her starting point images from the holdings of the National Portrait Gallery, London, writer and art historian Lucinda Hawksley explores the history of facial hair, from prehistoric times to the present day. By way of introduction, she investigates the Pharaonic beard in ancient Egypt, the work of barbers in classical Greece and Rome. 

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Hardback, English,  National Portrait Gallery, 2015, New

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Moustaches, Whiskers & Beards (Npg Short Histories)

Moustaches, Whiskers & Beards (Npg Short Histories)

Peter Hyde

Taking as her starting point images from the holdings of the National Portrait Gallery, London, writer and art historian Lucinda Hawksley explores the history of facial hair, from prehistoric times to the present day. By way of introduction, she investigates the Pharaonic beard in ancient Egypt, the work of barbers in classical Greece and Rome. 

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