Kōrero: Personal grooming

1860s men's hairstyles

A range of mid-19th-century hairstyles can be seen in this montage of the members of the House of Representatives in 1860. Hair was collar-length or shorter and coupled with a generous amount of facial hair. Hair became shorter and beards tidier, but this combination remained standard into the 20th century.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/1-003859-G
Photograph by John Nichol Crombie

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bronwyn Dalley, 'Personal grooming - Men’s hair', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/38743/1860s-mens-hairstyles (accessed 14 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Bronwyn Dalley, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013