WONDER #1899: Why Didn’t People Smile in Old Photos?

Question 1 of 3

One popular theory about why people didn’t smile in old photos is that it’s because they had bad what?

  1. teeth
  2. mood
  3. experience
  4. hair

Question 2 of 3

Another popular theory about the absence of smiles in old photos is that it’s because exposure times were too what?

  1. long
  2. short
  3. minimal
  4. nonexistent

Question 3 of 3

The earliest photographs were influenced heavily by what art form?

  1. sculptures
  2. dance
  3. painted portraits
  4. music

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