Scheutz Difference Engine, third model, 1859

Made:
1859 in London
maker:
Bryan Donkin and Company

Main part of Scheutz difference engine, made by Bryan Donkin & Co. in 1859

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Science Museum: Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

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Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
1914-122/1 Pt1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), bronze (copper, tin alloy), lead (metal), metal (unknown) and steel (metal)
type:
difference engine
credit:
Registrar General

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