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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 ...
The Babbage Difference Engine No. 2
... Babbage Difference Engine No. 2 A 150-year old computer? In 1834, Charles Babbage designed "Difference Engine No. 2," an automatic computing engine, but failed to build it. He died insisting future ge ...
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 ...
Overview | Babbage Engine
... ummer 1821. Charles Babbage (1791-1871), inventor and mathematician, is poring over a set of astronomical tables calculated by hand. Finding error after error he finally exclaims 'I wish to God these ...
A Modern Sequel | Babbage Engine
... built faithfully to Babbage's original designs dating from 1847-9. The project was led by the then Curator of Computing, Doron Swade. The purpose of the project was both to memorialize Babbage's work ...

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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

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

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

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

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

Seated portrait of Charles Babbage

Still Image
Seated portrait of Charles Babbage

Portrait of a young Charles Babbage

Still Image
Portrait of a young Charles Babbage

Boole & Babbage Federal Group mug
Boole & Babbage, Inc.
Physical Object
Boole & Babbage Federal Group mug

Letter from Charles Babbage

Text , 3 Feb, 1837
Letter from Charles Babbage