Artifact Details

Title

Charles Babbage's Calculating Engine -Various Images

Catalog Number

102627210

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number #15-2 Verso pencil
Other number 8 Verso ink on white paper sticker

Dimensions

overall: 11 in x 8 1/2 in

Description

Black and white images of 4 pages from a book. Lower left has a picture of part of the Babbage Engine ( no attribution), Lower right has picture
with of a series of cylinders with knobs for turning, enclosed in a box with a hinged lid. The box is open and there is a matrix printed on inside of lid.
"3 Napier's Rods: cylindrical form" also a partial view of "2A Napier's rods" and " 2B Napier's Rods". The top left has the picture of a device with 8 dials with secondary dials. The dials have numbers enscribed. Has "Samuel Morland Inventor 1660" on the device. Top right has picture of "Punch card designed by Babbage for his Analytical Engine". Each page has its own accession number attached but only one used for cataloguing.

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015