Anthology of optical illusions including trick photographs, architectural illusions, graphic images using colour, relative motion and scintillating grids, "impossible" constructions, M.C. Escher artwork, popular puzzles, anamorphoses and trompe l'oeil. The illustrations include photographs, paintings, diagrams and examples from Victorian and Edwardian culture such as playing cards and engravings. Explanatory comments accompany many of the images.

Item number 34733
Category Book
Type Anamorphosis
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Al Seckel (Author)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection