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HISTORY OF THE BARBER

HISTORY OF THE BARBER

The origin of the barber’s pole appears to be associated with the service of bloodletting. The original pole had a brass basin at its top representing the vessel in which leeches were kept and also represented the basic which received the blood.

Hair Cutting Chart from 1884

Hair Cutting Chart from 1884

I came across this entertaining “Hair Cutting Chart” from 1884. Thinking of making this a thing. Might be time to bring back “The Commodore”. What do you think?