From the Mountjoy Prison Portraits of Irish Independence, 1857. Proving once again that Irish political prisoners are the hottest.

From the Mountjoy Prison Portraits of Irish Independence, 1857. Proving once again that Irish political prisoners are the hottest.

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

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

Triplets. such sorrow Poor love, I just want to hug her. If she had carried them longer she might have died to. How lucky we are now!

Triplets. such sorrow Poor love, I just want to hug her. If she had carried them longer she might have died to. How lucky we are now!

Teenage Emily Dickinson, meet adult Emily Dickinson….maybe.    A new photograph has surfaced in Amherst that reportedly shows Emily Dickinson in her mid-twenties. Her dress is apparently out of fashion for the time,1859, but that’s in keeping with her personality: “I’m so old fashioned, Darling, that all your friends would stare.”

Teenage Emily Dickinson, meet adult Emily Dickinson….maybe. A new photograph has surfaced in Amherst that reportedly shows Emily Dickinson in her mid-twenties. Her dress is apparently out of fashion for the time,1859, but that’s in keeping with her personality: “I’m so old fashioned, Darling, that all your friends would stare.”

Butch Cassidy's mug shot, Wyoming Territorial Prison, 1894. He served 18 months for horse stealing and formed the Wild Bunch when he was released in 1896.

Butch Cassidy's mug shot, Wyoming Territorial Prison, 1894. He served 18 months for horse stealing and formed the Wild Bunch when he was released in 1896.

Johannes Brahms 1833 –1897 German composer and pianist, and one of the leading musicians of the Romantic period.

Johannes Brahms 1833 –1897 German composer and pianist, and one of the leading musicians of the Romantic period.

Edgar Allan Poe poses with Abraham Lincoln in Mathew Brady´s Washington, D.C.studio. February NOPE: although Lincoln reportedly was a fan of Poe's work, this is a fake photo and appears in the book: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith

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