Drawings of Difference Engine No. 1

Made:
1831-1832
part of archive:
The Babbage Papers
maker:
Babbage, Charles

These are the working drawings for Difference Engine No. 1. The condition of many of the drawings suggest they were used in the workshops to construct the engine. Judging by the sheet numbers, the sequence is only about thirty per cent complete.

Details

Extent:
99 drawings
Identifier:
BAB/K
System of Arrangement:
The series is arranged alpha-numerically in date order. Several general arrangement drawings of Difference Engine No. 1 are in Series U.

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