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Charles Babbage

(1791-1871), Mathematician and computer pioneer

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 5 portraits
Mathematician and computer pioneer. He devised a calculating machine, or 'analytical engine', to which he devoted much of his life and fortune. Professor of mathematics at Cambridge, 1829-39, and a founder of the Statistical Society, 1834.

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Charles Babbage, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(33)

Charles Babbage

by William Brockedon
black and red chalk, 1840
NPG 2515(33)

Charles Babbage, by Antoine Claudet - NPG P28

Charles Babbage

by Antoine Claudet
daguerreotype, circa 1847-1851

Charles Babbage, by Henri Claudet - NPG Ax18347

Charles Babbage

by Henri Claudet
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax18347

Charles Babbage, by John Linnell, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co - NPG D16124

Charles Babbage

by John Linnell, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1833
NPG D16124


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