Your Handy Guide to Clerical Beards #7. The Gibbon

by Instant Noodle

We next have the Gibbon, a very becoming fringe, suggested by that amiable species of ape. It is a straight fringe round the face: it only requires frequent brushing to keep it stiff and straight, gum may be required, and Mr. Punch does not object to a tint of cosmetic if the hair be turning grey.

(5th March 1864)