Pugilist Brand Gentlemen's Gazette

Beard News July 2015 July 29, 2015 10:45

 A selection of interesting snippets from around the internet for your titillation and entertainment. Enjoy!


Beard History: Anglo Saxons and their beards


The hipster bearded cop 


Yet another beard and motorcycle TV ad 


UK police aren't happy about beard nets?!


DeAndre Levy's beard features prominently in Madden 16!



Tutankhamun's beard; Chief restorer demoted January 27, 2015 12:54


I'm sure most of you have read the somewhat hilarious story on the botched and rushed restoration of King Tut's beard by now. If you haven't the long story short version is that the 2000 year old mummy's decorative beard came off during a cleaning, and was glued back on and it was hoped no-one would notice it looked awful and the wrong glue was used. 

To bring the story to fruition the conservation chief of Cairo's museum has now been demoted. 


The Great Victorian Beard Craze by the BBC November 22, 2014 17:53

Wilkie Collins, Charles Darwin and William Holman Hunt

Interesting BBC article on the Victorian Beard craze. interesting that the article is written by the great-great-great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens.