What’s funny about this image is how – if you overlook the shackles – inconspicuous he would be in DC today. Of course, he’s wearing prison garb which has a contemporary feel to it. He also has the disaffected stare down pat, and not just in that picture. Both of those contribute to it. Present fashion being what it is, even in everyday clothing he could almost pull it off.

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2 Responses to Hipster Assassin

  1. fillyjonk says:

    There’s something interesting in that “jail garb” of 150 years ago now looks like “high casual fashion.”

    then again, I’m not exactly calling for a return to corsets and petticoats for my gender, so….

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