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My Daguerreotype Boyfriend

ivana June 18, 2011 Comments Off




A collection of splendid looking young chaps from the days of yore. My Daguerreotype Boyfriend brings you black-and-white public domain photographs of cute boys from way back when – many of whom are well known. I’ll bet you never knew Hermann Rorschach looked so much like Brad Pitt.

Les Darcy

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Les Darcy, champion middleweight Australian boxer and blacksmith.

Teddy Roosevelt

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Before he was a badass President, Teddy Roosevelt was a badass at Harvard.

Ching Hook

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Boxer Ching Hook in high-waisted pants with a fighting attitude, 1888.

Orville Wright

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If you’re not busy later, Orville Wright would like you to see his new flying machine.

Hermann Rorschach

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Hermann Rorschach, c. 1910. This Swiss psychiatrist who developed the inkblot test that bears his name.

Gustave Dore

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Gustave Dore would like to come over and see his engravings.(No, this wasn’t taken in Willamsburg last week)

Anton Chekhov

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The Russian playwright and physician.




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