A man has an open box with figures in it resting on a chair, young children are crowding round to see the show. Mezzotint after E. van Heemskerck..
- Heemskerck, Egbert van, 1634 or 1635-1704.
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The attitudes and head-dresses of the figures in the show suggest that they show episodes in a narrative about foreign conquest, e.g. by the Conquistadors in the Americas, carved in relief and perhaps movable by hand-operated levers in the back of the box