I can forgive AU’s. I have a great love for them. I can understand a writer willing to explore an alternate time stream.
But when they pretend they’re set in our history… nails down the chalkboard.
You can NOT show the Mona Lisa in-progress on a freaking canvas. She was painted on an oak board.
[You should also not make Jesus white, but that’s a whole different can of worms…]
Similarly, having era- or locale-incorrect fashions can do a lot to disturb viewers. No matter how sexy they happen to be.
A little fact-checking can go a very long way, folks.
Freaking use some.