photo by Michael Woolley
for Etro, f/w 1999
Tim Gunn by Miller Mobley, 2012
two gentlemen and a punt gun, 1923
The Punt Guns were too big to hold and the recoil so violent they were mounted directly on the punts used for hunting, hence their name… The hunter would maneuver the entire boat in order to aim the gun… [and] firing the gun generated so much force it pushed the boat back.
1. A loafer who passes time on sidewalks or at drugstores.
2. One who dresses or acts like a cowboy but has never been one.
first known use: 1923
Drugstore Cowboys, Turner Valley, Canada
photo by Gordon Parks, 1945