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Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, 1840.

UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 27: Watercolour portrait by Alfred Edward Chalon of Ada King wearing evening dress with a mantilla and holding a fan. 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, the �Analytical Engine�, which could carry out many different types of calculations. She designed several computer programmes for the engine which were coded onto cards with holes punched in them - thus becoming the world's first computer programmer. The universally recognised computer language ADA is named after her. Dimensions: 250mm x 183mm. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 27: Watercolour portrait by Alfred Edward Chalon of Ada King wearing evening dress with a mantilla and holding a fan. 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, the �Analytical Engine�, which could carry out many different types of calculations. She designed several computer programmes for the engine which were coded onto cards with holes punched in them - thus becoming the world's first computer programmer. The universally recognised computer language ADA is named after her. Dimensions: 250mm x 183mm. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, 1840.
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90734362
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SSPL
Date created:
01 January, 1840
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Object name:
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