Scheutz difference engine No. 3

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Date
1859
Credit Line
Courtesy of the Science Museum
Keywords
Babbage, Charles; Difference Engine; Mathematical table; Mechanical calculation
Object ID
500004219

George and Edvard Scheutz built several difference engines inspired by Charles Babbage’s design. This one was used to produce British government life insurance tables.