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1:42pm on Monday, 11th August, 2014:



This outfit, on display at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, was worn by T. E. Lawrence while leading the Arab revolt against Ottoman rule in the First World War:

I have to say it's in pretty good nick for a garment that was worn daily in a protracted desert war, but as the design of such clothing evolved over several centuries I suppose I shouldn't be surprised.

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