Morland's machine, 1666.

Morland's machine, 1666.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Sir Samuel Morland (1625-1695) was the first Englishman to venture into the field of calculating machines. This is a stylus driven adding machine of the type invented by Blaise Pascal which was used to add and subtract British currency.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10302727

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