Did you see Hugo? Want to learn about the real historical automaton that inspired the film? Good news: Andrew Baron will be presenting a lecture about his work on the restoration of the famous Maillardet drawing automaton housed at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The lecture -- along with a showing of the film Hugo -- is part of an annual commemoration of Benjamin Franklin’s birthday held at the New Mexicao History Museum.
Here is where you can get detailed information about Baron’s restoration of the Maillardet automaton.
Art and Engineering in the World of Benjamin Franklin
1:00pm on Sunday, January 19, 2014
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Additional information may be found at the New Mexico History Museum web site.