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Joseph Marie Jacquard, French inventor of the Jacquard loom, c 1840.

Barlow

 
Joseph Marie Jacquard, French inventor of the Jacquard loom, c 1840.
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Description

Engraving by Barlow after Bonnefond. Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752-1834) invented a loom which used a punched card system to weave complicated patterns in textiles. The punched card system for Babbages's Analytical Engine derived from a loom of this kind.

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10301940

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