Wolfgang Born

Early European Automatons - 2 parts

Catalogue no: 1261
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Wolfgang Born
Total pages: 14 Illustrations: 24 Language(s): English Publication date: Sep/Nov, 1937
Editor: Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 300mm x 230mm Condition: Good
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A lengthy article over two issues of the magazine and concentrating mainly on south German automata of the 16th/17th century but embracing others as well. Includes a history of the origin and development of automata and is well illustrated throughout. Photographs Part 1 as follows: 1. Table automaton. Neptune on a turtle. Late 17th century 2. Moving tabel clock; St George and Dragon. Augsburg, c.1600 3. Clock with moving figures of oriental potentate on horse with attendants. Augsburg?. Early 17th century 4. Table clock with moving figures. South German, c. 1600
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
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