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The bowler hat, also known as a coke hat, derby (US), billycock or bombín, is a hard felt hat with a rounded crown originally created in 1849 for the British soldier and politician Edward Coke, the younger brother of the 2nd Earl of Leicester. The bowler hat was popular with the working class during the Victorian era though it came to form the official work uniform of bankers. Later in the United Kingdom, it would come to be worn as work dress by the officers of the Queen's Guards. Herkomst:

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Comments (4)

Erik van den Ham on August 1, 2012

Tja en met zo'n titel is de connectie snel gemaakt..... meer dan een hoedje is dan ook niet nodig......;-0

Ray1900 on August 19, 2012

Klasse foto!! L+F

Groet, Ray.

ceccocla on October 22, 2012

bella la photo e interessante la descrizione.

© BraCom (Bram) on December 10, 2012

dat paard zweeft, schitterend actie foto Like

Groeten, Bram

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