Artifact Details

Title

Napier's Bones, original set

Catalog Number

102622601

Type

Still Image

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Boston, MA, US

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 in

Description

Black and white image of original set of Napier's Bones from Computer History Museum's collection.
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

Lot Number

X7413.2015
 

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