A Shave and a Haircut

The Barber of Seville and the “Barber of Reading, Pennsylvania” are in the spotlight at the Voices & Choices Center Gallery. An array of personal grooming items from the past and present are displayed in the gallery through November 14, 2005. An apothecary barber’s scene features items like Her Majesty’s Opera Programme of the Barber of Seville (Queen Victoria’s, 1872 authorized version), a barber’s chair and a contemporary barbershop painting from the Barber of Reading, Pennsylvania (Charlie G. Haynes), apothecary bottles, eye wash cups, a silver mustache cup and other interesting pieces. Visit “A Shave and a Haircut…Only: An Anecdotal History of Personal Grooming.”

1 Response to “A Shave and a Haircut”


  1. 1 Brittney March 25, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    Hello! This post could not be written any better!
    Reading through this post reminds me of my previous room mate!

    He always kept chatting about this. I will forward this article to him.
    Fairly certain he will have a good read. Many thanks for sharing!


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