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Mechanical Man Sings, Smokes and Drinks: October 1935

The creator of the mechanical man, a young sculptor, proposes the use of figures of this type in animated movie cartoons." Yeah, if you wanted to send your kid to bed with nightmares for the rest of his life!

I found these images browsing through The Illustrated London News for April (date obscured) 1853.  In my experience seeing articulated, steam-driven robots in the mid-19th century is pretty unusual

I found these images browsing through The Illustrated London News for April (date obscured) In my experience seeing articulated, steam-driven robots in the century is pretty unusual

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Karel Capek - 1921 Czech writer introduced the word “Robot” in his play “R.R” (Rossuum’s Universal Robots). “Robot” in Czech comes from the word “robota,” which means “compulsory labor.

If Typists were robots

But typists are not robots - Royal Typewriter Co. introducing the new Touch Control feature which allowed the typist to personalize the key tension to her exact finger pressure. The robot.

RETRO ROBOTS AND ROBOTIC ART -

Miscellaneous and Unknown Robots that I know little of or nothing about. Included are old Robot illustrations, unknown movie robots & early robot sculptures.

From 1933. He smokes, he sings, he crushes, he destroys. | 25 Retro Robots That Will Kill Us All

From 1933. He smokes, he sings, he crushes, he destroys.

From He smokes, he sings, he crushes, he destroys.

kts63:  Charlie the Tin Can spokesrobot Original Press Photograph, 1950. - He looks like JFK.

Charlie the Tin Can spokesrobot Original Press Photograph, - He looks like JFK.

A photograph of a robot exhibited as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations for Selfridges department store in London, taken by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 13 March 1934.

A photograph of a robot exhibited as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations for Selfridges department store in London, taken by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 13 March 1934.

Freddie Ford

Freddie Ford Robot - Dark Roasted Blend: DRB Pic-of-the-Day: Thunder Robot Army

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