Museum stories on Saturdays: the story of creation of Automaton "Jumbo elephant" (video)

We are proceeding with the cycle “Museum Stories” and today, on the International Day for the Elephants in Zoos protection, we will talk about the automaton "Jumbo elephant", the prototype of which was the famous elephant nicknamed Jumbo from the Phineas Taylor Barnum circus.

Detailed information about the history of the creation of the mechanical elephant “Jumbo” from the video in the section “Museum stories”.

The automaton "Jumbo elephant" was created by "Roullet & Decamps" at the end of the 19th century.