Re: gobs/snappy dressers...
Sat May 29, 3:22

Joyce ... I see Paul Johnson has detailed their apparel so I needn't have mentioned the chaps ... is the "dressed to the nines" photo, the one of them in their caskets? ... rather extreme way to impress the girls ... in the portraits they were obviously dressed to be snapped ... I don't buy the Ganzhorn/Finnerty photo ... a student of photography and fashion would date this post 1881 ... and does it even look like them?

No crease, occasional wear and tear, follically [or follicly] challenged ... can do better [or worse], miss

    • gobs/snappy dressers...Joyce Aros, Fri May 28 7:08
      ...Frank and Billy had just been asked that morning to ride into town with the neighbour rancher they were working with. They had been working for likely a couple weeks gathering a combined herd of ab... more
      • Re: gobs/snappy dressers... — gobs, Sat May 29 3:22
        • GanzhornPam Potter, Tue Jun 01 15:05
          I am with you on the Ganzhorn. I had it analyzed , compared to the known portrait photos and was told by a forensic expert that the angles were wrong to make any kind of positive ID but that the two... more
          • Re: Ganzhorngobs, Wed Jun 02 2:39
            Pam ... like I mentioned, I'm sure there are plenty of fashion and photography experts in the US who aren't entangled in the eBay-Wikipedia charlatanism ... there are certainly plenty of "experts" ove... more
        • Ganzhorn photo...Joyce Aros, Sat May 29 4:41
          ...might well be in question. It's hard to be sure about some of these things, but in painting them I studied their features carefully with a magnifying glass and compared what was available. However,... more
          • Re: Ganzhorn photo...gobs, Sat May 29 7:10
            Mark Boardman: Nineteen-year-old Billy, on the right, is significantly taller than Frank and Tom (Ben Traywick believes the youngster was about 6‘2“). Next to him is Tom; his specially-made casket ... more
            • RelativesPam Potter, Tue Jun 01 15:10
              Gobs, Which great nieces did you talk to? Tom and Frank's sister was my great grandmother. And yes, the family was relatively short and stocky.
              • Re: lativesgobs, Wed Jun 02 2:32
                Pam ... this was an article by Mark Boardman which quoted Paul Lee Johnson .. maybe it's in his book ... take care https://www.historynet.com/interview-with-historian-paul-lee-johnson.htm "My ... more
            • Re: Re: Ganzhorn photo...B.J., Sun May 30 15:56
              Did Ben Traywick ever provide the height estimate of 'Ted Ten Eyck'? the ghost writer of the "Tombstone Vendetta" book. Ben once validated the Ted Ten Eyck Manuscript. Just curious?
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