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Messrs. Scheutzs New Calculating Machine
Messrs. Pehr (Per) Georg Scheutz (1785-1873) and Edvard Scheutz's (of Stockholm, Sweden) New Calculating (Tabulating) Machine. The first Scheutzian calculation engine, invented in 1837 and finalized in 1843. This machine, which he constructed with his son Edvard Scheutz, was based on Charles Babbage's difference engine. An improved model, roughly the size of a piano (pictured here), was created in 1853 and subsequently demonstrated at the World's Fair in Paris, 1855. Date: 1855
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
President Benes - Relief of Prague (4/6)
The return from exile of President Edward Benes with his wife. Their arrival in the old town square. Edvard Benes (1884-1948) was the 2nd President of Czechoslovakia from 1935-38 and 1945-48. He was in exile by 1940 after the Nazi invasion and became a resistance leader as well as President in exile. Date: 1945
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection