If you see the young woman: look at the young woman's chin and think of it as a large nose, and look at the young woman's ear and think of it as an eye. If you see the old woman: look at the old woman's nose, and think of it as the left cheek of a face looking away from you, and look at the old woman's eye and think of it as an ear on a face looking away from you. You should experience a 'Gestalt switch' between seeing the image as an old woman or a young woman. William Ely Hill - , a British cartoonist, produced a later, well-known version. The later, well-known version, was first published in the magazine Puck , in The Young Woman, Old Woman Ambiguous Figure belongs in a large class of illusions where a two-dimensional figure, or three-dimensional object can be seen in two or more sharply distinct ways.