40-column Card Punch

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Date Introduced
1954 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
37 x 26 x 24 in.
Manufacturer
Powers-Samas Accounting Machines, Ltd.
Credit Line
Gift of the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United Kingdom
Keywords
Unit record equipment; Biology
Object ID
XD14.81

Powers-Samas competed in the UK with the British Tabulating Machine Company, a reseller and manufacturer of Hollerith’s US-designed equipment. The competitors merged in 1959. This particular machine was the one used to punch cards for the Atlas of The British Flora.