Artifact Details

Title

Geheimschreiber

Catalog Number

102627405

Type

Still image

Publisher

The Science Museum

Place of Publication

London

Identifying Numbers

Other number #655 Verso pencil
Other number 1727/82 Verso pencil

Dimensions

overall: 7 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in

Description

Black and white image of the Geheimschreiber with its cover removed. This was a German cipher machine developed by Seimans Company to modify a teleprinter to produce enchipered messages. This photograph was a part of talk by Donald Davies at the Digital Computer Museum.
Verso has black stamp " Copyright Enquiries to The science Museum". Also paper sticker " Geheimschreiber, ( used in WWII by Germany)

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015