A difference image

Ann Corwin created this terrific painting of Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine and posted it at her site, Existence is Wonderful. She’s using a color palette that fits the tones in her living room – I think it’s an effective interpretation.

More on Babbage and his machine here:

Author: Jon Lebkowsky

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