|Unknown Lady, John Smibert, 1781|
|Augustus Keppel: 1781-83|
A bag wig gathered the back hair in a black silk bag,
There are no unambiguously labelled eighteenth-century illustrations of a bob wig but it is understood to have been a wig with short tight curls at the bottom.
Of course, all wigs would be worn powered even if they were already grizzled.
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