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Archival Jockeys

  Earl Porter- Jockey at Rockingham N.H.    Shooting pool at Suffolk Downs   Jockey R. Workman on Time Supply Jockeys C. and Ira Hanford    Jockey Meade  Jockey R. Workman after winning the 5th Race, Suffolks Downs Photos courtesy Boston Public Library’s Flickr Commons photostream. 

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Archival Jockey Silks

I have a deep fondness for jockey silks. Unlike most sporting garb, the basic jockey’s uniform of jodphurs, cap and tunic has remained unchanged over time. Designed for legibility from a distance, the visual code of stripes, dots, hoops, sashes, crosses, chevrons and bold colors has a functional beauty that appeals to me in any …

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