My Wife And My Mother-In-Law: Optical Illusion Shows An Old And Young Woman In The Same Image. Can You Find Them Both?


September 25, 2018 18:05 By Mambee

Optical illusions are super fun, aren't they? You look at one image, first you see something and then there is something else there. Or, as it is in this case, you're tasked with finding certain images just by changing your perspective. 

My wife and my mother-in-law

This famous image apparently dates back to the 1880s. Sometime in 1915, a British cartoonist named William Ely Hill published it in the American magazine Pick. The task was seemingly simple, find both the wife and the mother-in-law in this image. 

However, it was also revealed that the first time the image popped up was in a German postcard in 1888. Since then, this timeless piece has shown up in several other places as well.

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Can you find it?

Wherever and whenever the black and white image was first published, readers still try to look closer at the lines to figure out exactly where the images of both women are. While some first notice the picture of a young and pretty woman, others' attention was quickly drawn to that of the old woman. 

© AnonymousUnknown author (Self-scanned) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The goal is to try and see both. And it's harder than one might expect. You see, to conceive both images, you have to change your perspective and maybe even your angle. Perhaps you should squint a little harder or move a little further away from the image. 

Regardless of your method, we bet it will take you a couple of minutes to see both images. That it, if you do end up successful at all. 

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Optical illusions sure give your brain a workout, no doubt. And these types of puzzles help keep your mind sharp, as well. 

Do you need more inspiration today? Here is a fun video to boost your creativity to the maximum!


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