This is remarkable — in 2014 ophthalmological neurologist Frederick Lepore showed this image to 100 migraine patients who experience a visual aura. (Click to enlarge.) 48 recognized it instantly.
“People are astonished,” Lepore told National Geographic. “They say, ‘Where did you get that?'”
He got it from English physician Hubert Airy, who had drawn his own aura in 1870, before the phenomenon was even understood.