Hello, and welcome to the Season 1, Episode 08 of the Bones & Bobbins Podcast!
The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 08: If It Moves, Run!
Did that automaton just move? And how long has that mannequin been standing behind me? Hello? Is anybody here?
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Here are links to the sources and resources we used while researching this episode:
Links to research materials:
- The History of Mannequins: From King Tut’s Tomb to Modern Day: https://blog.mannequinmadness.com/2016/05/curious-history-mannequins-check-smithsonian-article/
- Hopes and Fears Blog article on Complete History of Mannequins: http://www.hopesandfears.com/hopes/city/fashion/213389-history-of-mannequins
- The Mechanical Art & Design Museum in Stratford-Upon-Avon in England: History of Automata: https://themadmuseum.co.uk/history-of-automata
- Ctesibios Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ctesibius#Inventions
- Zytglogge Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zytglogge
- Jacques de Vaucanson Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_de_Vaucanson
- The draughtsman in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZiH7oF3OMM
- Source and images for The Writer: https://mymodernmet.com/jaquet-droz-automata/
- Additional automatons of note: http://www.openculture.com/2017/03/automatons-in-action.html
- Even more additional automatons of note: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/527319/7-amazing-automatons-you-can-see-action
Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams:
- Source: BBC Documentary: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0229pbp
- Source: Legal Watching on Amazon for we Americans: https://www.amazon.com/Mechanical-Marvels-Clockwork-Not-Specified/dp/B017ORTUDO
- Smithsonian Article- Morphing Mannequin Could Transform Fashion Industry: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/this-morphing-mannequin-could-transform-fashion-industry-180958240/