June 14, 2022
If you saw Casey Tefertiller's response to my question about the authenticity of Kate Elder's nickname, you will no doubt enjoy this follow up commentary by the esteemed Dr. Gary L. Roberts:
Did Big Nose Kate Have A Big Nose, Or Not?
"Bob, You have hit upon one of the unanswered questions about Kate. You correctly identify the two most common explanations of her sobriquet—a large proboscis (a term which usually referred to a deformed, poorly developed, tubular shape). The existing photos do not indicate a proboscis, nor does do they suggest an unusually large nose.
Kate Elder By A Nose