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David Roentgen's Automaton Of Queen Marie Antoinette

By Gerard @presurfer
A video of an automaton playing the dulcimer. David Roentgen (1743--1807), a famous German cabinetmaker, delivered this beautiful automaton to King Louis XVI for his queen, Marie Antoinette, in 1784.

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