The “General Plan” of the Analytical Engine

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Date
1840
Credit Line
Courtesy of the Science Museum, London
Keywords
Lovelace, Ada; Analytical Engine; Difference Engine; Mathematical table; Mechanical calculation; Babbage, Charles
Object ID
500004217

The “General Plan” is among the few documents recording the extent, and limits, of Babbage’s progress on the Analytical Engine before he abandoned the project.