15 Photos That Prove Victorians Knew How To Have Fun

Victorians are not exactly known for their pearly white smiles. Back in their days, a wide grin was regarded as a sign of foolishness and bad manners. So it was only natural that when it came to photography, Victorians rarely smiled.

Another reason for being reserved lies in poor dental hygiene. People were simply not so comfortable showing their teeth because they were lacking some. So instead of saying cheese, they used to say “prunes” not to show their chipped teeth… [Continue reading below…]