“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.”
i love this so much.
It bewilders me that that they didn’t give the Hogwarts first years maps
have fun navigating an ancient castle full of shit that could literally kill you by yourselves suckers