Richard Jones had set off his dapper little form in a frock of bottle-green, with bullet-buttons, by one of which the sides were united over his well-rounded waist, opening above, so as to show a jacket of red cloth, with an undervest
of flannel, faced with green velvet, and below, so as to exhibit a pair of buckskin breeches, with long, soiled, white top-boots, and spurs; one of the latter a little bent, from its recent attacks on the stool.
. Three sets of winter underwear.
He wore a short undervest
of red velvet edged with several rows of gold braid, and over that a green cloth jacket.
noting the exact time, the boy, already stripped to his undervest
and trousers, was made to lie face downwards on a table similar to the couch in a doctor's surgery, but slightly shaped to receive comfortably the shape of the body.
The Australians used to say that when the late Kenny Barrington walked into bat against them, they swore his undervest
was a Union Jack.
One year, they presented him with a birthday gift of a shirt and tie, then insisted he wear it immediately: "So I took off my jacket and my undervest
, and the door opened and the headmistress walked in.
Cora sees her husband enter the court of law in what are called his "everyday clothes: white undervest
with three-quarter sleeves, dark-blue trousers rolled up over his calves, bare feet." He's clutching the walking stick Cora has brought him from England, "not for support, but for solace." The sight of his homely innocence makes her weep: "Tears rolled down her cheeks.
, guaranteed unshrinkable, were 1/- while outsize knickers in all shades and of perfect quality were 1/3.
He guessed that was the door to the club, especially since they were almost completely naked; most of the girls were wearing heels, bikinis, undervests
By the end of the decade Whitmarsh also carried a wide assortment of cravats, handkerchiefs, hosiery, suspenders, collars, undervests
, and drawers - "a splendid collection of Goods in his line," that line now being distinctly men's wear.(21)