These 15 Victorians show that the poised 1800s weren't always so serious. Sometimes the typically uptight were downright fun!

One Lump Or Two?

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It's tea time somewhere.

What Happened?

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The year was 1840, and the lady? Couldn't be more fantastic.

Yalie Men Be Posin'

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These wigs are heaven!

The Duchess Of Snow

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It's a bit chilly out here in 1892.

Czar Nicholas II

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Amazing how the powerful have a sense of humor just like anyone else!

Heads Up Seven Up

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This family photo is adorable.

Let's Do The Time Warp Again!

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Those arched backs—are they dancers or just wonderful?

Silly Beach Fun

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Caught her mid giggle! What a mad romp by the ocean.

Nurses, Anyone?

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These ladies are smiling—well, all except the fuddy duddy down front.

Duchess of Darmstadt Dhaka

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Errybody wants to party like the Romanovs party!

Party People

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Notice the a kitty on the smiling man's shoulder.

Babies Be Coo'ing

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Babies love to giggle, even in the 1800s.

What A Good Dog

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Everybody loves showing off their favorite pet!

Wait - Is This Diane Keaton?!

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No, but wouldn't it be great if it were?? #timetravelers #busted

They Giggled!

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And to think, how many weddings spend time trying to make their photo booths look like this - mustache and all!