Shopping From the Past

Shopping from the past: Barbour jackets

Aspirational layering (zippers, webbing, waxed cotton and wool) For a little winter cheer, I’m reprinting pages from my favorite Barbour print catalog from the early 1990s. Compared to current offerings, the catalog presents a minimalist collection of jackets. Each has a specific, distinctive feature making it unique to the line. Once you memorize this catalog …

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From the Archives: Logging/Railroad Crews

CKK0829, University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division CKK0702, University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division CKK0481, University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division KIN056, University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division D. Kinsey 66, University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division KIN048, University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division Following up on my post …

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Shopping from the archives: Logger’s Smock

UW6968, University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division A reader from Chicago forwarded this link to a photograph of a group of loggers at the P.B. Anderson logging camp (n.d.) from the University of Washington’s digital collections. Several years ago, the image was licensed by CC Filson for use on a catalog cover (before Filson …

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