Blaise Bontems

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Blaise Bontems (15 March 1814 Le Ménil - 1893) was a noted Parisian specialist in the manufacture of automaton singing birds and the first of a dynasty of automaton manufacturers, which included his son Charles Jules and his grandson Lucien.[1] Bontems' birds were famous for the realism of their song.[2][3][4]

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