©Pat Ashforth & Steve Plummer 2018

©Pat Ashforth & Steve Plummer 2018

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This illusion of a child is based on a painting by Sir John Everett Millais which was originally titled A Child's World but is now better known now as Bubbles. It became famous when it was used in advertisements for Pears soap. The boy is the grandson of the artist,

The original painting is now owned by Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight.

Below is what you see when you look directly at the illusion.

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