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Molly Wales Fobes sat for this portrait in 1790. I wonder what she thought the world would look like 230 years later. Would women be allowed to vote? Would somebody use a device powered by electricity to make the cat’s eyebrows wiggle?

🙏 to the Met for making the painting available in the Public Domain.

The GIF version has a resolution of 3435 × 3435 pixel and 60 frames per second. It’s 809 MB large (I don’t believe you, and I’m not on mobile). Reddit and co displaying GIFs as MP4 videos have a point.