Thursday, 02 February 2017 20:02

Joueuse de Tympanon ~ Automato (video)

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joueuse de tympanon

La Joueuse de Tympanon is an android created in Germany in 1772 by Pierre kintzing and David Roentgen for the Queen Marie - Antoinette

The player is 18 inches tall and can perform 8 different tunes.

The android had been left damaged after French Revolution. It was fully restored by Robert-Houdin in1864

 

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