Make a Donation

Consider making a donation to support SHAKSPER.

Subscribe to Our Feeds

Current Postings RSS

Announcements RSS

Home :: Archive :: 2001 :: February ::
Ducks and Rabbits in Early Modern England
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0328  Monday, 12 February 2001

From:           David Nicol <
 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 >
Date:           Saturday, 10 Feb 2001 14:37:58
Subject:        Ducks and Rabbits in Early Modern England

Dear list members,

Can you help?

A friend of mine is looking for early modern examples of those optical
illusions in which you can see a picture of two different things
simultaneously, e.g. like the famous picture of the duck and the rabbit.
His
problem is that he doesn't know

   (a) What these pictures are actually called
   (b) If there are any surviving examples of them from the early modern
period.

Does anyone have any ideas?

Thanks in advance,
David Nicol
UCE
 

Other Messages In This Thread

©2011 Hardy Cook. All rights reserved.