Quote Originally Posted by Lee L View Post
First google result for: hand in coat pose
http://www.napoleon-series.org/faq/c_hand.html
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All that artistic tradition notwithstanding, we APUGers know the REAL reason:
those gents were actually photographing the photographer. They are reaching in to trip the shutter on their waistcoat-button, cravat- knot, or stick-pin hidden- cameras, dontchaknow! (wink).