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Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, 1840. Watercolor. Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852) was the daughter of the great Romantic poet Lord Byron (1788-1824). She was a writer and a trained mathematician. King acquired fame by working with Charles Babbage (1791-1871) on the world's first computer. She designed several computer programmes for the engine, thus becoming the world's first computer programmer.
Location:
Science Museum, London, Great Britain
Photo Credit:
SSPL/Science Museum / Art Resource, NY
Image Reference:
ART408382
Image size:
2439 X 3504 px
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