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
...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
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
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
...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
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