Punch,  30 (1856), 149.

French Automata!



News-Commentary, Drollery


Human Development, Machinery, Amusement, Politics, Government, Exhibitions

    Discusses some lifelike 'human' and 'brutal' individuals (automata) being exhibited at the Egyptian Hall. Noting that some of the machines speak and that all come from Paris, suggests that the machines' inventor also built members of the French Senate.

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