Originally Posted by JLibourel
Isn't the subject of the original illustration a customer of the hot dog vendor rather than the vendor himself? That's what it looks like to me, and the text seems to confirm it.
Yes, that's true. One would have to be wearing a pretty damned thick pair of rose-tinted glasses to think that the typical hot dog vendor of 1935 dressed like that. Also, did you notice that his girlfriend is the one "with the incredible gams?"
How the hell do they know? We can't see them!