Mechanical Elephants – Toys and Automata

Automata


A modern piece of elephant automata.


Ducamps automata made for Barnum.

The above automaton, by Decamps, shows further articulation in the legs, offering a 'knee' action.


Martinet elephant clock c1790.  See youtube video clip here and here .



Walkindg model elephant made from Meccano.



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