Are you brave enough to see Edgar Allen Poe without a mustache?

Somehow, we missed including this picture in our list of historical figures with and without their famous facial hair.

This may be more shocking than anything featured on that list.

When Edgar Allen Poe was 35, he sat for a portrait by A.C. Smith and didn’t have a mustache. This is your last warning: once you see Poe’s upper lip, you can’t go back.

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Do you like Poe more with or without the mustache?