These 19th Century Books Reveal Secret Paintings When You Flare Out The Edges

Want to know something… those old dusty books in your attic may be hiding a secret.

It’s called fore-edge painting, and it dates back to the early 1650’s.

Basically, it’s a way of hiding a painting/art in plain sight, of which can only be seen when the pages of a book are fanned out.

Why did people do this? No one really knows honestly, but it’s pretty freaking cool… check it out below.

Look how detailed the paintings are

It’s almost like magic



These are even more detailed and impressive

So get to checking, you might just find one. Make sure to give this a share on Facebook. (h/t Viral Nova)