The Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde And The Béjart Ballet Lausanne

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The House of Jaquet Droz knows as much about traveling and the performing arts as it does about timekeeping. It was back in 1758 that Pierre Jaquet-Droz and his son Henri-Louis presented their clocks to the Spanish Royal Court, and in 1773 their humanoid automata, first in La-Chaux-de-Fonds and then to all the Royal Courts of Europe, capturing attention and admiration with creations noted as much for their beauty and charm as their exceptional mechanical qualities.

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