Cutting the lock of hair

Cutting the lock of hair

Aubrey Beardsley, 1872-1898


Photo-reproduction of pen-and-ink drawing

From Pope's The Rape of the Lock:

The Advent'rous Baron the bright locks admir'd;
He saw, he wish'd, and to the prize aspired.

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