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English: "Kaninchen und Ente" ("Rabbit and Duck"), the earliest known version of the duck–rabbit illusion, from the 23 October 1892 issue of Fliegende Blätter ( It is captioned, "Welche Thiere gleichen einander am meisten?" ("Which animals are most like each other?")
Source Detail from scanned page of Fliegende Blätter, full page: Flegende-Blatter-1892.png
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current16:35, 7 August 2012Thumbnail for version as of 16:35, 7 August 20121,414 × 1,200 (131 KB)Gemena (talk | contribs)Better quality scan, larger size. PNG, 16 colours.
06:47, 3 February 2012Thumbnail for version as of 06:47, 3 February 2012784 × 619 (356 KB)InverseHypercube (talk | contribs)using Google Books Downloader instead of screenshot
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