Moustache Connoisseur

This page is dedicated to the wonderful moustachio’d gentlemen pictured here. You were dapper, indeed!

charlie chaplin's famous, instantly recognizable moustache

Charlie Chaplin’s famous, instantly recognizable moustache

Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Archduke Franz Ferdinand – the man whose assassination touched off a powder keg that led to World War 1

The ever-moustachio'd President William Howard Taft, circa 1912

The ever-moustachio’d President William Howard Taft, circa 1912

Reproduction Number- LC-USZ62-121113

Library of Congress photo of a stern moustachio’d man

Vintage Mugshot

This John Wilkes Booth-ish looking fellow comes to us from the NYC police museum, and goes by the name James H. Dix. His crime? Sneak thief

Stanford White

Stanford White’s moustache is pretty much the last word in moustaches

French military postman during Great War, in the city of Reims, 1917

World War I mailman and le moustache

cowboy moustache edison film

A cowboy depicted in a very early Edison film, moustache and guns a-blazin’!

Mark Twain turn of the century writer moustache

Mark Twain turn of the century writer moustache

 

E.M. Forster

E.M. Forster had a very decent looking moustache

Vintage Mugshot

Limp moustache, creepy mugshot – accompanying notes say, “May be cruel”

Theodore Roosevelt, circa 1898. United States' most fascinating president.

Theodore Roosevelt, circa 1898. United States’ most fascinating president.

A gentleman, circa 1900, with an impressive mustache Reproduction Number- LC-USZ62-124670

A portrait of a gentleman, circa 1900, with an impressive moustache, and…

Profile of a gentleman, circa 1900, with an impressive mustache

the profile of the gentleman, the better to see his moustache!