Sunday, November 01, 2020

Yuma Crossing And Bib Shirt History

 November 1, 2020

     On the road last night. Landed here.

Yuma Crossing

   A sight most of the Oatmans did not live to see. Heading back to the beach one more tim

The Rise of The Bib Shirt 
   In the 1870s, some young men began to wear distinctive bib-front shirts. The shirt was worn by firemen and baseball players. This is very much like someone today wearing a football jersey of their favorite team. The bib shirt style utilized the distinctive shield that provided extra warmth around the chest, acting as a windbreaker to block cold winter winds and could be embellished with flashy designs. The number (below) probably refers to a specific fire unit, but in the Kid's case, the reason for the nautical theme (an anchor) is anyone's guess.

Daily Whip Out: "The Bib Shirt Phenom"

"I sat back down on the couch, ready to draw a portrait of a man with no face."

—Haruki Murakami

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