Draft notation of the Difference Engine No. 2

Made:
1846-1849
part of archive:
The Babbage Papers
maker:
Babbage, Charles

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The Babbage Papers at the Science Museum, London
Science Museum Group Collection

This series comprises 39 sheets of draft notations. They include notations for the printing apparatus, the final form of which are in Series H.

These notations are also a good demonstration of how Babbage worked out and used his language of mechanical notation.

Details

Extent:
39 sheets of notations
Identifier:
BAB/J
System of Arrangement:
The series is arranged alpha-numerically in date order. 25 of the drawings are undated, but probably date from 1848-1849.

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