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The Shearing of the Flock – The Days’ Doings – Saturday 30th July 1870


The Shearing of the Flock

 

A hair merchant lately arrived at country village, and exhibited to the inhabitants paper, which certified to have been sent from “Sainte Association,” formed for the purpose of collecting the hair girls and young women, and weaving it into cope for the Pope, to presented to him on the day of the proclamation of his infallibility. Numbers of women were thus deluded, and submitted to be shorn; and it was not till the “merchant” had departed that they found the hair was intended not for his Holiness, but for chignons and false plaits. Our artist has depicted the holy thief at his unholy work.

 

The Days’ Doings – Saturday 30th July 1870

August 4, 2018 - Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , ,

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