‘The Writer’ Automaton (A clockwork creation from 240 years ago, in the 1770’s)


This is craftsmanship at it’s best. I wonder how many years it took him to make the doll, incredible! – Thank you for this, Allan.
http://youtu.be/f-WFvKAKjA0

From a BBC Documentary

A 240 year old doll that can write, a clockwork creation by Pierre Jaquet-Droz.

Engineers, artists, clock makers, doll makers, computer programmers, want to be inventors or basically anyone out there that likes to tinker.

Enjoy. It is truly amazing. Remember this was built in the 1770’s.

Category: Human Ingenuity

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