October 17, 2014

Beijing Haircut

Photograph by Macduff Everton

30 Years in Pictures
Celebrate National Geographic Traveler's first three decades with flashes from the past.

A street barber brings a young customer up to tonsorial snuff among the hutongs, or narrow back lanes, that thread Beijing’s atmospheric old quarters. This photograph appeared in "Heart of the Celestial Empire" in the September/October 1995 issue of National Geographic Traveler.

Senior photo editor Carol Enquist and associate photo editor Ben Fitch discuss the image and what makes it so powerful.

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