Graphic Relics — tshirt

History of the T-shirt

Posted by Don Manley on

T-shirts evolved from undergarments worn in the 19th century, originally one-piece underwear and later tops and bottoms often with buttons. During the latter part of the 19th century miners and dock workers adopted T-shirts to accommodate hot working environments. According to Wikipedia more contemporary slip on T's without buttons appeared sometime between 1898 during the Spanish-American War and 1913 when the U.S Navy began issuing them as standard undergarments. They soon became popular with many laborers and young boys. By the 1920s the word T-shirt appeared in the Merriam Webster dictionary. One of the earliest examples of print, decorated T-shirts...

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T-shirts now for sale on OldCuts.co

Posted by Don Manley on

  We've been busy creating T-shirt designs with graphics from our clip collection. We now offer 38 unique T-shirts for sale on our site. We've partnered with a US based company in California to fulfill our orders. We researched many fulfillment companies and found them to provide the best balance of overall quality, price and fulfillment services. T-shirts are printed with a Direct to Garment (DTG) method of printing. The process generates photo quality prints. Ink is absorbed into the garment and looks sharp even after many washes. This method of printing tends to work best on lighter colored shirts....

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