This is an autostereogram, often called a ‘Magic Eye’ picture. It has an unusual optical property: when viewed correctly a 3D image of the Statue of Liberty appears.

This is an autostereogram, often called a ‘Magic Eye’ picture. It has an unusual optical property: when viewed correctly a 3D image of dinosaurs appears.

This is an autostereogram, often called a ‘Magic Eye’ picture. It has an unusual optical property: when viewed correctly a 3D image of a bird in flight appears.

This is an autostereogram, often called a ‘Magic Eye’ picture. It has an unusual optical property: when viewed correctly a 3D image of a spaceship appears.

Produced by Pollock’s Toyshop, in support of the Wilton’s restoration fund, the diorama card is an illustrated peepshow of Wilton’s in the 1850s. With an illustrated backplate on which to write a message, the card folds down flat and comes with an envelope. Bought from Pollock’s toyshop in Covent Garden in 2016.