Monday, 17 July 2017

105 : Why Victorians Rarely Smiled


1707-130 : VICTORIAN COUPLE WITH SMILES

This Victorian couple are both smiling, which is rare for photographs of this age. It wasn't just that Victorians weren't all that into smiling, it was also that photographers discouraged facial expressions that could not easily be maintained for the lengthy shutter times that were needed back then.

1 comment:

  1. I always thought it was because they had bad teeth!!!

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119 : Three Soldiers

Three Soldiers : Unknown Subjects (c.1940)