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If we judge by the vintage photographs, our ancestors appear to be stiff and unsmiling individuals. It’s hard to see how–with all that propriety–they managed to give way to their feelings. Only paintings and illustrations allow us to see that our great-great-grandparents’ hormones worked at full capacity and that they, too, got caught in the swirl of passion.

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Here is how we know them…

…and it is not hard to believe that all these children came via the stork delivery

Fortunately, art took another approach and here is a gallery of Victorian passion that proves it was not so. From seduction to conclusion:

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