An emaciated old man is transformed by four beauticians

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An emaciated old man is transformed by four beauticians. Coloured lithograph by Ch.-J Fuhr after Ch. Bargue, 1852. A steam bath billows in the background. The two men furthermost to the right hold a glass eye and a pair of false teeth respectively. Created 1852. Turkish. Baths. Vapor baths. Costume – France (- 19th century). Dentures. Eye-sockets. Upper class – France. Personal. Beauty. Hairdressing – France (- 19th century). Manicuring. Optometrists. Household employees. Barbering – France (- 19th century). Contributors: Charles Bargue (1826 or 1827–1883); Charles-Jérémie Fuhr (1832–); F Sinnett. Work ID: uxvydny8.

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