Members of the Brighton Swimming Club (a. "The Brighton Bulge"*) pose for a photograph in their tophats, ca. Please note time-travelling Stephen Colbert, situated dead center, delivering his trademark smirk of incredulity.
Her picture taken after death, the stand holds her up. Victorians imortalised their beloved ones with post-mortem photographs which were, in many cases, the only photograph a family had of the deceased due to the high cost of photography.