Artifact Details

Title

Babbage gear from Difference engine number 2, "figure wheel"

Catalog Number

102626582

Type

Physical object

Date

1990

Manufacturer

London Science Museum

Place Manufactured

England

Dimensions

approx: 4 in. in diameter x 1 in. high

Description

Brass gear with engraved digits 0-9 repeated around the flange. Related to object catalog record number 102626583

Category

Ephemera: other

Credit

Gift of Dr. Thomas Bergin

Lot Number

X2563.2003