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“A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.” that's why this is the coolest thing ever.
Bianca wins an essay contest that propels her into a whirlwind search for the perfect romantic hero. Via the opulence of London and the mysteries of Palestine, Bianca’s true love will be revealed, but not without a price that might be too heavy to pay.
The picture came with this caption: "aunt regina and uncle chuck pose for the camera in a comical manner, but all is not well. uncle chuck has lost his job at the grocery store, and they are sharing a sweater on a bitter january day because niether can afford a winter coat. it's just tragic. what courage they have!"