1890s-1900s Cabinet card. Private Collection. The photographer set the camera at a low angle which is highly unusual, but it paid off and the portrait is gorgeous. This gentleman has very beautiful eyes drawing the viewer in. Loving the fat bowtie too.Alas, no name or photographer logo…This one came from a dealer based in East Sussex, England. This fine sitter was most certainly British.(via Mr. Dreamy Eyes with the bowtie)
Man's inhumanity to Man. Young Alan Turing (age 16) - founder of computer science, helped win World War II by decrypting the german coding machine Enigma. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found guilty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to commit suicide.