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Cute Vintage Guys

Cute Vintage Guys

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Lewis Thornton Powell… even if he was a conspirator. He was one of four people hanged for the Lincoln assassination conspiracy.

Lorenzo Hawkins of Company I, 12th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Library of Congress. (1861-1865)

Les Darcy, Australian boxer and one of the best middleweights of all time, seen here as a blacksmith. He died of pneumonia at age 22. (State Library of New South Wales) Submitted by Tea-In-July

George Lippard, novelist and friend of Edgar Allan Poe, head and shoulders portrait, c.1850. Library of Congress.

Louis Lingg, German anarchist arrested in connection with the 1886 Haymarket Bombing in Chicago. He was sentenced to death, but killed himself with homemade bomb the day before he was scheduled to hang. He was 23.   Submitted by MsGenealogist

Cowboy, c. 1890 #yeehaw!

Unknown young man, ambrotype, c. 1855-60

John Allan stole some money and was sentenced to 6 months at Newcastle City Gaol for his crime. Age (on discharge): 19 Height: 5.8 Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Place of Birth: Wark Status: Single Occupation: Labourer

Unidentified Civil War soldier, mid 1860’s

Robert Graves, c. 1914, age 19. Reported dead at the Somme, Graves was one of the few of his generation to survive the war. He became a translator, poet, and novelist, and was the author of I, Claudius. Graves died at the age of 90 in 1985, a model Daguerreotype boyfriend if there ever was one.  Submitted by rrendyourheart

Rutherford B. Hayes

Dr. James Oliver Longstreet, c. 1910 Submitted by Perrin Drumm

Tintype of an unknown young man Submitted by Steve

Western High Football, c. 1905 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

ca. 1850’s, [portrait of a gentleman wearing an Odd Fellows apron] via the Daguerreian Society, Grant Dinsmore Collection

Émile Nelligan, age 20 in 1899. First published at 16, this French-Canadian poet suffered a mental breakdown the same year this photograph was taken. He never recovered.

From the 1st Cossack regiment of Orenburg. c. 1892

ca. 1850’s, daguerreotype portrait of two gentlemen; one in a work shop apron sitting on the lap of another wearing plaid vest

1840's Daguerreotype of Gentleman by snap-happy1, via Flickr

Portrait of Young Mr. Hayden, a native of New Orleans, c. 1850

ca. 1850’s daguerreotype

From the Mountjoy Prison Portraits of Irish Independence, 1857.

Mihai Eminescu, 1860. Romanian poet.