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    History Of Robots The term ‘robot’ derived from a czech word ‘robota’, meaning ‘drudgery’ or slave-like labor’. It was first used to describe fabricated workers in a fictional 1921 play by czech author Karel Capek entitled ‘rossum’s universal robots’. in the story, a scientist invents robots to help people by performing simple, repetitive tasks.

    Robot Brand Safety Matches ☮~ Retro ROBOT ❤ Vintage illustration, design and poster art.

    What a fantastic robot design this is! From the Fritz Lang film, "Metropolis" a favourite of ours. Designed in the mid 1920s. This always struck us a female version of C3PO

    Alien Robot Costume Transports You Back to the 1920s

    R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots), a 1920 science fiction play in the Czech language by Karel Čapek. It premiered in 1921 and introduced the word "robot" to the English language and to science fiction as a whole.

    Day of the Robot.

    robot wedding



    Written by Czech playwright Karel Capek, R.U.R. was one of the earliest sci-fi stage productions and also introduced the word “robot” to the english language.1922

    女子プロレス (Girl Pro Wrestlers)

    Kiss my assassin

    Amy Flynn's found object robots (fobots)

    Dennis Busch


    The little tin robot (in Czech colours no less) on Čapek's grave absolutely made my day. Čapek was the man who brought the word "robot" to the English language with his play Rossum's Universal Robots or R.U.R. Olga Scheinpflugová was his wife. Cemetery behind the Peter and Paul Church in Vyšehrad, Prague.

    vintage robot

    Mr Atomic, The Thinking Robot 1950's