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Artist or CreatorW.K. Haselden
Title or CaptionThe mystery of baldness. [caption on reverse]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date06 Nov 1924
FormatArtwork
Size31.5 x 39cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcriptBaldness if the top hat's legacy
It's the result of the stress of modern life
The early Victorians were not affected immediately, of course
Bah! They were more leisurely
Now the ancients did not wear top hats, therefore ...
Tchah! They lived beautifully - they were philosophers
Our great gnerals of today, for instance, have scanty locks - why? - the top hat!
Now, why are poets hirsuite? - the contemplative life, of course!
And yet ....
Julius Caesar
William Shakespeare
Person DepictedShakespeare; William (1564-1616)
Caesar; Julius
NotesPencil notes at top margin read 'Why we go bald.'
Subjectsauthors
ancient Rome
generals
Victorians
stress
top hats
Philosophy
old age
baldness
Series36C
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700 desk@mirrorpix.com
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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