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About Top hat why this piece of clothing so epitomizes the spirit of steampunk. In January 1797, the man, named Hetherington, caused an upheaval in the streets of London by wearing his tall stove-pipe top hat as he ambled down the street. He drew a crowd and was eventually stopped by the police by the collar no less and was given a court summons for disturbing the public peace.Hetherington’s top hat literally made front page news. The London Times wrote we believe that both the court and the police made a mistake here.and was the reporter in the Times ever right. While Hetherington wasn’t the first to create the top hat that honor goes to George Dunner a h atter from Middlesex in 1793, (at first they were used by the military.