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The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back

width=”300″ height=”168″ class=”alignnone size-medium wp-image-10258″ /> This is a wonderful automata from the Victoria and Albert Museum, showing how passive those pesky colonials could be. It is Tipo the tiger, an automata owned by Tipu Sultan who died after a battle with the East India Company in Seringapatom, India in 1799. They brought it to … Continue reading