Who’s Under There?

Guess who’s behind the floral print cloth?

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In the 19th century, the long exposure times of cameras meant that children had to stay perfectly still for a matter of minutes in order to have their image captured. As a result, many Victorian photographs contain hidden mothers trying to keep their squirmy little ones still enough to produce non-blurry picture!

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Author: Victorian Trading Co.

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