Pen and ink automatic writing on oval sheet of paper, by automaton

Made:
1825-1835 in Europe
maker:
Henri Maillardet

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Pen and ink automatic writing on oval sheet of paper, by automaton, 'The Draughtsman-Writer' by Henri Maillardet,
Science Museum Group Collection
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Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Engraved writing on oval sheet of paper, in the style of automaton, 'The Draughtsman-Writer' by Henri Maillardet, Europe, 1825-1835

Details

Category:
Motive Power
Object Number:
2014-38
Materials:
glass, ink, lacquer, paper (fibre product), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (frame): 300 mm x 250 mm x 30 mm,
overall (writing): 80 mm x 130 mm
type:
automaton
taxonomy:
credit:
Marlborough Rare Books Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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