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My Daguerreotype Boyfriend

Where early photography meets extreme hotness

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fuckyeahhistorycrushes:

Young Modigliani, around 1904.

fuckyeahhistorycrushes:

Young Modigliani, around 1904.

James Brownlee, wounded during the Civil War, c. 1861-1872. (NYPL Digital Gallery)
Submitted by Ashley B.

James Brownlee, wounded during the Civil War, c. 1861-1872. (NYPL Digital Gallery)

Submitted by Ashley B.

deviatesinc:

Composer Alban Berg, 1909

photos by Madame d’Ora

(via lostsplendor)

From the submitter lizeatsdirt:
This nineteenth century photograph of an unidentified soldier belongs to the costume and textile library at the museum I work in. No one knows who he is, what his uniform represents, or where the photo came from. But I love him. And he has a sword.

From the submitter lizeatsdirt:

This nineteenth century photograph of an unidentified soldier belongs to the costume and textile library at the museum I work in. No one knows who he is, what his uniform represents, or where the photo came from. But I love him. And he has a sword.

John Griffith “Jack” London age 24, 1903. American author best known for his novel Call of the Wild.
Seriously, what kind of tie is that? See me after class, Jack.
Submitted by jljarvis-blog

John Griffith “Jack” London age 24, 1903. American author best known for his novel Call of the Wild.

Seriously, what kind of tie is that? See me after class, Jack.

Submitted by jljarvis-blog

Mihai Eminescu, age 19, 1860. Somewhat unstable Romantic Romanian poet. 
Submitted by sehenswuerdigkeiten

Mihai Eminescu, age 19, 1860. Somewhat unstable Romantic Romanian poet. 

Submitted by sehenswuerdigkeiten

Henry Ossain Flipper may be in contention for Daguerreotype boyfriend of the year. 
(via rachelfershleiser)
todaysdocument:

Born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, on March 21, 1856, Henry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1873. Over the next four years he overcame harassment, isolation, and insults to become West Point’s first African American graduate and the first African American commissioned officer in the regular U.S. Army.

Photograph of Lt. Henry O. Flipper, Photo by Kennedy, ca. 1877; Center for Legislative Archives; Records of the U.S. House of Representatives; National Archives and Records Administration (Reproduced with the permission of the U.S. House of Representatives)

Henry Ossain Flipper may be in contention for Daguerreotype boyfriend of the year. 

(via rachelfershleiser)

todaysdocument:

Born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, on March 21, 1856, Henry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1873. Over the next four years he overcame harassment, isolation, and insults to become West Point’s first African American graduate and the first African American commissioned officer in the regular U.S. Army.

Photograph of Lt. Henry O. Flipper, Photo by Kennedy, ca. 1877; Center for Legislative Archives; Records of the U.S. House of Representatives; National Archives and Records Administration (Reproduced with the permission of the U.S. House of Representatives)

Unidentified Soldier, c. 1860’s
Submitted by charles116

Unidentified Soldier, c. 1860’s

Submitted by charles116

Boyfriend Gustav Mahler would like to pour you an organic elderflower martini. 
Submitted by Megan

Boyfriend Gustav Mahler would like to pour you an organic elderflower martini. 

Submitted by Megan

And don’t forget his climbing partner, Andrew Irvine. 
fuckyeahhistorycrushes:

George Mallory (right)— talented and moody mountaineer who died on Everest in 1924. Most of the people he knew (especially men) thought he was just the sexiest thing… so do I!

And don’t forget his climbing partner, Andrew Irvine

fuckyeahhistorycrushes:

George Mallory (right)— talented and moody mountaineer who died on Everest in 1924. Most of the people he knew (especially men) thought he was just the sexiest thing… so do I!

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