Townsends woolen short jacket

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  1. Mar 17, 2019 #1

    NW Territory Woodsman

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    Became more popular in nineteenth century. Got a collar added, often became double breasted, but the general cut of the coat was the same. We have frequent cartoons showing ‘working men,wearing these. Even up till the late unplesentness with the north the shell jacket was common as a continuation of this style.
     
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    Townsend’s also sells a pea coat, all seaman, I think his photo is as a sailor, but this same style was was common, often in other colors.
     
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    Hey tenngun, where did you get that hat from?
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    One Blanket traders, you can find them on line,
     
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    Well on second thought I tried to look them up but couldn’t find them. It was small offering shirts, hats and canvas rifelmans coats. He may be out of business:(
     
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    Ok, thanks tenngun, btw what time period is the wheel hat range from, I've seen 1839.
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    They became popular in early nineteenth century, though on the Townsend’s shifting the past web page there is a drawing from late eighteenth century that shows a man in a wheel hat. Kruz painted some men in wheelhats out west.
     
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    Yup. I have several of his shirts and that capped split hunting shirt he made me with the hunter orange Cape, very happy with all his stuff, but, also, website has been down for a little bit now.
    I did recently read something that makes me think he may still be active through Facebook, but I don't/won't have anything to do with that nonsense.
     

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