Usually describing a device for male use, wanking machines have been in use since the late second century BC. Archimedes} is thought to have designed a water-powered machine which he used to pleasure himself. Later examples have been found in medieval Arabia, where Suliman the Magnificent ownde one of the first horse-powered devices on record.
With the coming of the Industrial Revolution] the Wanking Machine became a far more powerful contraption. Stevenson designed a steam-powered device that could auto-masturbate several gentlemen at one time. Emily Pankurst struck a blow for womens rights when she had the first electric dildo installed in her home. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was involved in a near disaster when the great Wanking Machine at Kew Gardens exploded and killed several users and injuring many bystanders. In modern times Wanking Machines have become smaller and more reliable, making use of advanced electronics to control rythym, pace, roll and grip.