The creepy world of automatons

What is it about automatons that some people find so disturbing? Perhaps it’s hard for us to understand when a thing that looks so much like us has…nothing behind the eyes.

Yet they’re amazingly clever, and here are a few to prove this.

This mortuary scene was created by John Dennison. Follow the link to read more about him:

This Japanese lady shoots arrows while a tiny man turns cogs beneath her. I like that tiny man, I’d like him to be my friend:

This was an advert to go outside a butcher’s shop and is now on display at The Museum of Automatons in La Rochelle, France:

Marvin’s Marvelous Museum in Michigan (say it quick, I dare you) is home to this lovely Hell monster:

This modern creation is based on an 18th century occult magician:

Well, there we are! Sleep tight, don’t let the soulless monsters bite.

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