Goofy Photos From The Victorian Era That Prove They Weren't So Uptight After All.

This might seem like a bunch of people from the 18th century posing for a photo in a garden.

You might assume that people in the Victorian age were obedient, well-mannered, and a bit stiff because that's the way they're portrayed in books, television, and movies. But the truth is that people in the 1800s were not all prudish or humorless. In fact, some of them were way ahead of their times and knew had to have fun in ways that would probably make your eyes pop out. To prove that, here's a collection of silly vintage photos that are sort of weird but also pretty awesome. So, if you ever thought the people from the Victorian era were unable to shock you, you’ll change your tune when you look at the photos.

But take a closer look, specifically their faces. Notice anything different? Well then how about what they’re wearing? Give up? Okay, here it is. The men are dressed as women and the women are dressed as men.