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The Mechanical Turk Automaton


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« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2010, 02:58:27 am »



A copper engraving of the Turk, showing the open cabinets and working parts. Note the ruler to the bottom right of the image, which makes it easier to determine the automaton's dimensions. Kempelen was a skilled engraver and may have drawn this image himself.
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