15 entries in Automaton / Real
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Le Petit Chasseur automaton with a bow shoots arrow on a cardboard and hits selected number
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 42
Unknown La Baguette Divinatoire coin is found in one of several boxes with the aid of a divining rod, longer treatise on the use and function of dowsing also in combination with automatons
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 58
Adolphe "Magicus" Blind Robert-Houdin on Robert-Houdin's automatons
  • Le Pâtissier et quelques automates analogues (Pastrycook)
  • L'Oranger fantastique (orange tree)
  • Le "Vase enchanté" ou le "Génie des roses"
  • Le Garde francaise. La Colonne auf gant. Le Nid d'amour.
  • Le Voltigeur au trapèze (Antonio Diavolo)
  • Auriol et Debureau. La Prison. Le Hibou fascinateur.
  • L'Arlequin
1927 Les Automates Truqués 29
John Nevil Maskelyne Automata Fact and Fiction
1989 Automata 8
John Nevil Maskelyne Jacques de Vaucanson - The Mechanical Genius
1989 Automata 12
Richard Kaufman The Remarkable Little Man Pierre Mayer automatons
Oct. 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 10) 42
Richard Kaufman The Remarkable Geisha on Pierre Mayer's automaton
Aug. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 8) 30
Gema Navarro Pequeña historia del "Naranjo Fantástico" de Robert-Houdin history of Robert-Houdin's Orange Tree
2008 El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 5) 76
John Gaughan Antonio Diavolo
  • The Chamber of Secrets
Jan. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 1) 24
John Gaughan Psycho
  • The Chamber of Secrets
John Nevil Maskelyne's automaton Psycho
July 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 7) 26
John Gaughan Houdini's Blooming Rosebush and Flower Cone
Oct. 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 10) 20
John Gaughan Willmann's Harlequin
  • The Chamber of Secrets
small Carl Willmann automaton
Dec. 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 12) 18
John Gaughan The Enchanted Orange Tree
  • The Chamber of Secrets
Nov. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 11) 16
David Copperfield, Richard Wiseman, David Britland The Pastry Chef "Robert-Houdin's Magical Automata"
excerpt from David Copperfield's History of Magic
Oct. 2021 Genii (Vol. 84 No. 10) 34
John Gaughan The Conjurer
  • Chamber of Secrets
June 2022 Genii (Vol. 85 No. 6) 48