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My Daguerreotype Boyfriend

Where early photography meets extreme hotness

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The sculptor Auguste Rodin in 1862, age 22. Photograph by Charles Aubrey.
Submitted by Ben Breen, editor of The Appendix.

The sculptor Auguste Rodin in 1862, age 22. Photograph by Charles Aubrey.

Submitted by Ben Breen, editor of The Appendix.

Unidentified man, daguerreotype, c. 1840-60. (Harvard University Library)

Unidentified man, daguerreotype, c. 1840-60. (Harvard University Library)

Captain Woodford M. Taylor, Company B, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A, 1860 (Kentucky Digital Library)

Captain Woodford M. Taylor, Company B, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A, 1860 (Kentucky Digital Library)

Unidentified young man, class of 1890, Newton High School. (Boston Public Library)

Unidentified young man, class of 1890, Newton High School. (Boston Public Library)

Michael T. McGreevey and players of the amateur baseball team that he sponsored, the Nuf Ceds, 1910. Note the mascot of the Nuf Ceds in the center. (Boston Public Library)

Michael T. McGreevey and players of the amateur baseball team that he sponsored, the Nuf Ceds, 1910. Note the mascot of the Nuf Ceds in the center. (Boston Public Library)

A.E. Parr, who would become director of the American Museum of Natural History in the early 1940s. 
Submitted by jaimealyse

A.E. Parr, who would become director of the American Museum of Natural History in the early 1940s. 

Submitted by jaimealyse

From submitter librarywindow
Found this sailor in the archives of my local public library in west-central Ohio. Gotta love those boots!
Update! photographsbymiranda notes: He’s actually wearing gaiters over his pant legs and what are probably regular shoes.

From submitter librarywindow

Found this sailor in the archives of my local public library in west-central Ohio. Gotta love those boots!

Update! photographsbymiranda notes: He’s actually wearing gaiters over his pant legs and what are probably regular shoes.

Daguerreotype of a a young photographer sitting beside his camera (Kaminski auctions)

Daguerreotype of a a young photographer sitting beside his camera (Kaminski auctions)

From submitter Brian Feller:
Alva Wilder (1842-1918), my great-great Grandfather. Taken we believe in 1862. He was a Civil War vet for the North. He was part of the 1st Michigan Light Artillery Battery “A” which was also known as the Loomis’ Battery.

From submitter Brian Feller:

Alva Wilder (1842-1918), my great-great Grandfather. Taken we believe in 1862. He was a Civil War vet for the North. He was part of the 1st Michigan Light Artillery Battery “A” which was also known as the Loomis’ Battery.

A young woman and her Daguerreotype boyfriend. (Skinner auctions)

A young woman and her Daguerreotype boyfriend. (Skinner auctions)

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