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IN Photography ON 06 Jun, 2016
If you've ever looked at the pictures of the Victorian era, you might have noticed that everybody is with a stern face. There were many conspiracy theories floating around the world with the reasons why people looked so sad in the photos in 1800.
The real reason behind their stern face was that photographs in Victorian era took several hours to capture. So, in that era having your photograph taken included sitting like a statue for hours - and was, therefore, a little bit of an ordeal.
But here are the pictures of people who still managed to smile or will make you smile somehow.
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