[R]epresentation of the New Shaving Machine, whereby a number of Persons may be done at the same time with expedition ease and safety. Manufactured and Sold by D.Merry and Son, Birmingham.
Etching, sheet 210 x 215mm. 8¼ x 8½". Trimmed to image/inscription. Hole upper right.
A satirical depiction of a machine inside a barber's shop which shaves six people in a line using a brush and razor on a trolley on tracks, worked by a cog-wheel turned by a man far right. To left, a man powder's the customer's six wigs on a shelf above their heads by firing a cloud out of a gun. Mock advertising text and key below image.
BM Satires: undescribed, see 15654 (this print is referred to).
[Ref: 15585] £140.00