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Daniel Buck
Re: End of the Road by Buck & Meadows
Sun Jan 7, 2018 6:21pm
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Juha,
what I meant was that the dark-red corduroy suits surprised us, but apparently clothes back then were more colorful than is generally imagined. A colleague dug up a comment from Oscar Wilde's early 1880s visit to Tombstone; Wilde wrote that the cowboys "dress like land-locked pirates." Dan

  • Re: End of the Road by Buck & MeadowsDaniel Buck, Sun Jan 7 9:17am
    Juha, Carlos Pero described the bandits as wearing "dark-red, thin-wale corduroy suits," not "bright red." That at first surprised us, but we chiefly know the 19th and early 20 century via black &... more
    • Re: End of the Road by Buck & Meadows — Daniel Buck, Sun Jan 7 6:21pm
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