George Scheutz, Swedish lawyer, journalist and engineer, c 1830-1860.

 
George Scheutz, Swedish lawyer, journalist and engineer, c 1830-1860.
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Description

Wood engraving of George Scheutz (1785-1873) who, asisted by his son, Edvard Raphael Scheutz, constructed a version of the Babbage Difference Engine. This Swedish Difference Engine No 1 was exhibited at the Paris Great Exhibition, winning the Gold Medal, and was bought by the Dudley Observatory of Albany, New York. The British Registrar General arranged for government finance to produce a second machine and this is now in the Science Museum.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas

image details