Trompe l’oeil composition by Anglo-Dutch artist Edward Collier (c.1640c.1702). Digital copy from the Bridgeman Art Gallery of the original in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. A similar painting by Collier served as an inspirational source of the kind described by David Ransel.
Published by the American Historical Association,
(ISSN: 1556-8563) is the electronic version
of Perspectives on History (ISSN: 0743-7021).