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My Daguerreotype Boyfriend

Where early photography meets extreme hotness

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In honor of the Screen Actors Guild awards tonight, MDB is scouring our archives of handsomeness for celebrity doubles. First up Hermann Rorschach and Brad Pitt. 
Casting directors, take note. 

In honor of the Screen Actors Guild awards tonight, MDB is scouring our archives of handsomeness for celebrity doubles. First up Hermann Rorschach and Brad Pitt

Casting directors, take note. 

Men of the Faroe Islands, c. 1900.
Travel alert: The Faroe Islands are located halfway between Scotland and Norway. If you are looking for Daguerreotype boyfriends, we suggest you book a trip now. 
Submitted by fagraklett

Men of the Faroe Islands, c. 1900.

Travel alert: The Faroe Islands are located halfway between Scotland and Norway. If you are looking for Daguerreotype boyfriends, we suggest you book a trip now. 

Submitted by fagraklett

Talley-ho, mountaineering boyfriend.
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1864, “M. W. Ingle on Lookout Mountain Aged 22 4th July 1864”
via Heritage Auctions

Talley-ho, mountaineering boyfriend.

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1864, “M. W. Ingle on Lookout Mountain Aged 22 4th July 1864”

via Heritage Auctions

thelittlesquares:

Thomas Edison photographed at The White House by Mathew B. Brady

thelittlesquares:

Thomas Edison photographed at The White House by Mathew B. Brady

(via lostsplendor)

balalaikaboss:

interiorlines:

British commandos with German prisoner, France, 1944

He looks so happy. 
“I’m going to America! …ladies.”

balalaikaboss:

interiorlines:

British commandos with German prisoner, France, 1944

He looks so happy

“I’m going to America! …ladies.”

(via lostsplendor)

Unknown young man, ambrotype, c. 1855-60
Submitted by Jacek Dehnel

Unknown young man, ambrotype, c. 1855-60

Submitted by Jacek Dehnel

Jude Law, c. 1860. Another cinematic time-traveling boyfriend, this time from Cold Mountain.
Submitted by Lisa

Jude Law, c. 1860. Another cinematic time-traveling boyfriend, this time from Cold Mountain.

Submitted by Lisa

Football team, c. 1895-1910 (Library of Congress via Shorpy)
Submitted by charles116

Football team, c. 1895-1910 (Library of Congress via Shorpy)

Submitted by charles116

From the submitter, Nancy Tompkins:
"My grandfather, Roy Harold Funkhouser, in about 1922 at Iowa State University. He was married for 65 years, had two children and four grandchildren and lived a long happy life and died at 96, still a handsome man."
Well done, boyfriend.

From the submitter, Nancy Tompkins:

"My grandfather, Roy Harold Funkhouser, in about 1922 at Iowa State University. He was married for 65 years, had two children and four grandchildren and lived a long happy life and died at 96, still a handsome man."

Well done, boyfriend.

Samuel Arnold, convicted in a (failed) plot to kidnap Lincoln and hold him in an exchange for Confederate prisoners, photographed here in the same roundup as Lewis Powell. 
While Powell was executed with the other conspirators, Arnold was sentenced to life in prison but was pardoned by Andrew Johnson four years later.

Samuel Arnold, convicted in a (failed) plot to kidnap Lincoln and hold him in an exchange for Confederate prisoners, photographed here in the same roundup as Lewis Powell.

While Powell was executed with the other conspirators, Arnold was sentenced to life in prison but was pardoned by Andrew Johnson four years later.

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