This 1880s photo is from the greatest Jules Verne-themed prom that never happened

In the 1880s, famed French actress Sarah Bernhardt posed for what is quite possibly the world's most awkward photograph never to be taken at a high school dance. This picture is one of two notable nautical portraits Bernhardt posed for, both of which are catalogued by the Library of Congress. »8/15/12 5:45pm8/15/12 5:45pm

Both photos are fit…