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The 58th entry in the One Picture Book series.An amusing collection of carte de vistes of imaginary robots.From the introduction:"Automatons became the next wonder of the age, and the camera turned its ever hungry gaze on them as well. This was an unprecedented development. Mankind has always looked at objects. For the first time in human history, objects were looking backThe 58th entry in the One Picture Book series.An amusing collection of carte de vistes of imaginary robots.From the introduction:"Automatons became the next wonder of the age, and the camera turned its ever hungry gaze on them as well. This was an unprecedented development. Mankind has always looked at objects. For the first time in human history, objects were looking back. Robots (although the name would not be coined for 80 years) made excellent photographic subjects because of their ability to remain motionless for extended periods of time. And indeed, they were widely documented, although few examples remain today. Automatons became more than just sources of labor-they became companions and, following legislation passed during the upheaval of the Civil War, autonomous citizens."....

Title : Mechanical Brides Of The Uncanny: Thirteen Carte De Visites
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ISBN : 9781590052655
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 16 Pages
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