Lucy Worsley's Royal Photo Album

A Victorian Photo Session

Clip | 1m 38s Video has closed captioning.

Ever wonder why Victorians always look so still and rigid in their photos? Staying completely still for 20 seconds, while relying on headstones and columns for stability, made portrait photography a challenge in the 1850s. Watch Lucy Worsley take on the tough task.

Aired: 08/16/20

Rating: TV-PG

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