Saturday, April 2, 2016

Video: 'The Writer' Automaton

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

From: Azhar Rahim

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