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Hats, wigs, masks and make-up gallery


Wigs were very fashionable among the upper classes from the mid-17th century and throughout the 18th century.

two men wearing long curly wigs

A mid-to-late-17th-century style wig, as worn by wealthy men

a man and woman wearing tall powdered wigs

Tall white powdered wigs, as worn in the 18th century

three actors dressed as barristers wearing wigs

Wigs as worn by modern-day members of the legal profession

Today, wigs are often associated with judges or barristers.

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