Thursday, January 8, 2015

Magnificent 18'th Century Automaton

One of three surviving automata from the 18th century built by Jaquet Droz. ''The Writer'' is a 240 year old doll that can write. Pierre Jaquet-Droz (1721-1790) was a Swiss-born watchmaker of the late eighteenth century. It inspired the Hugo Movie.

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