When you think about the Victorian era, you probably think of English royalty, Queen Victoria, lavish living by the rich, intense suffering from the poor and an overall wave of aristocracy. Most of the pictures that you’ve seen probably don’t capture a particularly fun or jovial side, though, with photos usually presenting glum and serious faces made by people wearing ridiculous hats and gowns. Believe it or not, though, people across different classes during the Victorian era did have plenty of fun and they even occasionally revealed the odd smile or expression of joy. Take a look as these funny photos prove the Victorian era wasn’t all doom and gloom.
Can you guess which famous celebrity received razor blades in the mail?!