Artifact Details

Title

Colossus - narrow tape pulley

Catalog Number

102680123

Type

Still image

Publisher

The Science Museum

Place of Publication

London

Identifying Numbers

Other number P83.15 Verso pencil

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Description

Black and white image of Colossus tape pulley. On verso " Colossus pulley" in blue cursive scripe also " Colossus" in red ink. Supplied information:
"Two tape loops read simultaneously and compared at high speeds. This is one of the pulleys on which tape was pulled. Colossus was a machine used during World War II to encode(sic) German messages. It was primarily used in Englsnd."

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015