Image features all six plates view of peep-show Winter Scene by Martin Engelbrecht. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
Who Wouldn’t Want to Take a Peep?
Unlike the vast number of entertainment options available to the 21st-century consumer, those in the early 18th century looked to paper peep-shows for leisure entertainment. A peep-show can also be thought of as a set for a miniature theatre; a series of backdrops. German artist and publisher Martin Engelbrecht (1684-1756) is credited with the creation...