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The Sultan’s Elephant : Les Machines de l’île (Machines of the Isle of Nantes), Nantes, France

The Sultan’s Elephant was a show created by the Royal de Luxe theatre company, involving a huge moving mechanical elephant, a giant marionette of a girl and other associated public art installations. In French it was called La visite du sultan des Indes sur son éléphant à voyager dans le temps (literally, “Visit From The Sultan Of The Indies On His Time-Travelling Elephant”). The show was commissioned to commemorate the centenary of Jules Verne’s death, by the two French cities of Nantes and Amiens, funded by a special grant from the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.The show was performed at various locations around the world between 2005 and 2006 (…wiki)

The Machines of the Isle of Nantes (Les Machines de l’île) is an artistic, touristic and cultural project based in Nantes, France (…wiki

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