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Catalog Number

102622416

Title

Napier's Bones, original set

Type

Still Image

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Boston, MA, US

Identifying Numbers

Other number #1890Verso
Other number #1894Verso

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Description

Black and white image of original set of Napier's Bones.
Verso paper label: "Pictured is an original set of Napier's Bones, a palm-sized calculator designed by John Napier in 1617. It is one of hundreds of classic artifacts at the Computer Museum, Boston, Mass., that chronicles the history of computing from the abacus to the silicon chip."

Category

Photograph