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C. Babbage, Esq.

Photo credit: University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

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This is possibly a portrait of Charles Babbage (1792–1871), the celebrated mathematician and scientist, sometimes described as the father of computing. Linnell is known to have created an engraving of C. Babbage in 1832.

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C. Babbage, Esq.




pastel on paper


H 53 x W 42 cm

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donated by James Nicoll, 1951

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