Artifact Details

Title

Charles Babbage's Calculating Engine and others - Images

Catalog Number

102627205

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number #15-1 Verso pencil
Other number 5 Verso ink white paper label

Dimensions

overall: 11 in x 8 1/2 in

Description

Black and white images of 4 pages from a book. Lower right has image of mechanical calculator using rods and dials, possibly a version of Napier's rods. The upper right has two images of a Jacquard loom showing the weaving mechanism and the other the programming cards. The lower left image is of the working model of Babbage's "analytical engine" the upper left has an image the Moreland Caluclating Machine showing its dials. All attributions are in German. On the verso each image has its own accession tag. Only one is being used for cataloguing.

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015