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Ada Lovelace | Babbage Engine
... or a woman. Ada met Babbage at a party in 1833 when she was seventeen and was entranced when Babbage demonstrated the small working section of the Engine to her. She intermitted her mathematical studi ...
Credits | Babbage Engine
... Babbage, Charles. Passages from the Life of a Philosopher. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1864. Bromley, Allan G. The Babbage Papers in the Science Museum: A Cross-Referenced Li ...
The Babbage Engine | Babbage Engine
... Babbage Engine Charles Babbage and his Difference Engine #2 Charles Babbage (1791-1871), computer pioneer, designed the first automatic computing engines. He invented computers but failed to build the ...
A Brief History | Babbage Engine
... he 1821 vignette of Babbage and his friend, the astronomer, John Herschel, checking manually calculated tables, Babbage, finding error after error, was driven to exclaim 'I wish to God these calculati ...
Charles Babbage | Babbage Engine
... Babbage       Another age must be the judge. 1837 Vital Statistics Charles Babbage (1791-1871) was born in Walworth, Surrey, on December 26, 1791. He was one of four children born to th ...
Dionysius Lardner | Babbage Engine
... rical perception of Babbage's motives in attempting to construct calculating engines. Lardner developed a series of lectures on Babbage's first Difference Engine for a lecture tour of the industrial c ...
Key People | Babbage Engine
... Babbage Another age must be the judge. 1837 Credit: Science Museum George Biddell Airy I think it likely that he lives in a sort of dream as to its utility. 1823 Credit: London Illustrated News Henry ...
Robert Peel (Prime Minister) | Babbage Engine
... o to get rid of Mr. Babbage and his calculating machine? 1842 Robert Peel (1788-1850), career politician, and twice Prime Minister, intersected with Babbage's engines on two separate occasions, at the ...
Henry Prevost Babbage | Babbage Engine
... Babbage       I wished, if I could, to justify the confidence he [Babbage] had shown in me by embodying some of his ideas in metal. 1910 Henry Prevost Babbage (1824-1918) was Charles Ba ...
The Babbage Difference Engine No. 2
... Babbage Difference Engine No. 2 Was on Display from May 2008 till January 2016 A 150-year old computer? In 1834, Charles Babbage designed "Difference Engine No. 2," an automatic computing engine, but ...

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Babbage arm
London Science Museum
Physical object , 1992
Babbage arm

Boole & Babbage mug
Boole & Babbage, Inc.
Physical object
Boole & Babbage mug

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage
THINK magazine
Text , 1992
Charles Babbage

Boole & Babbage button

Physical object
Boole & Babbage button

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

The works of Charles Babbage
William Pickering
Text , 1989
The works of Charles Babbage

On the economy of machinery and manufactures
Charles Knight
Text , 1832
On the economy of machinery and manufactures

Babbage Engine Repair led by Tim Robinson
Computer History Museum
Moving image , 2016-01-12
Babbage Engine Repair led by Tim Robinson

Seated portrait of Charles Babbage

Still Image
Seated portrait of Charles Babbage

Babbage Engine Docent Training
Computer History Museum
Moving image , 2014-06-23
Babbage Engine Docent Training

Seated portrait of Charles Babbage

Still Image
Seated portrait of Charles Babbage