Anyone know this guy or is he just a guy?

Discussion in 'Ephemera and Photographs' started by J Dagger, May 28, 2024.

  1. J Dagger

    J Dagger Well-Known Member

    Pretty sure just a guy but want to rule out a known guy. Looks a tiny bit like a known German painter turned public orator (among other things), or is that just me? I mean it’s clearly not him but I see a bit of him there.

    Edit: whoops. Photo here now. 7B44F0DE-ECCE-4942-9D16-B378F4B6A99A.jpeg
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2024
  2. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

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    so...not a guy , whose alive ...!
     
  3. J Dagger

    J Dagger Well-Known Member

    Dead guy fur sure.
     
  4. Potteryplease

    Potteryplease Well-Known Member

    I don't see the German painter guy there.

    This guy looks like he's been in a brawl or two, but he also looks tired.

    A good start for a writing prompt or two....
     
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  5. bosko69

    bosko69 Well-Known Member

    Looks like a 'Mustache Pete'-a Black Hand guy who just got off the boat from Sicilia.
     
  6. J Dagger

    J Dagger Well-Known Member

    You don’t want to see that black hand! I’ll be on my best behavior whilst he’s around.
     
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  7. Boland

    Boland Well-Known Member

    A ‘friend of ours’.. Looks like guy you should have taken ‘seriously’
     
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  8. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    What is the photo in? Looks like a regular photo brooch to put a photo of your loved one in.
    It may be hard to believe this gent could be someone's loved one, but he could have been the sweetest man to his wife and kids.;)
    Countless photo brooches were sold in the late 19th and early 20th century. So just a guy, imo.
    You don't mean the Austrian guy with vile ambitions, do you?!:nailbiting:
    His face wasn't as round, and he would have been a younger man with more (and darker) hair at the time this photo was taken. His moustache was also different, although it may have started out looking like this one.
     
    Last edited: May 29, 2024
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  9. J Dagger

    J Dagger Well-Known Member

    Yup just an average photo brooch. Just wanted to make sure I wasn’t missing anything. Clearly not the vile ambition lad but I still see him in there when I look at it for some reason. I wouldn’t doubt the sitter was a swell fella.
     
  10. bosko69

    bosko69 Well-Known Member

    John Wilkes Booth...4th cousin several times removed ?
     
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