Artifact Details

Title

A Leibniz Stepped Reckoner calculator

Catalog Number

102630768

Type

Still Image

Date

1600 ca.

Participants

Deutsches Museum, Munch, Germany

Identifying Numbers

Other number 72.3g Part of Purple stamp in ink.
Other number P117 Verso pencil

Dimensions

6-3/4 x 9 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

Unknown

Description

Black and white. Gottfried Von Leibniz (1671-1694) calculator. Two crank handles, looks like wood, one is located on the left and the other in front/center. Next to front/center handle is an engraved plate (in German, hard to read). Located on the left corner of the calculator is an engraved number "56956". Center of image, above the center handle, is a line of switches. Machine looks metalic.
Verso purple stamp: " Wiederaabe nur mit dem Vermerk: Photo Deutches Museum Munchen Bildnummer: 72.3g"

Category

Publicity photograph

Subject

Mechanical calculation; Stepped drum; 1673

Lot Number

R0036.2010