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55572 LEO II at Cadby Hall (Elms House)

Description of Photograph

Photograph of LEO II/1 at Cadby Hall.

Pictured left to right: Peter Wood, adjusting the printer, and Katherine Keen, seated at the operator console.

Caption on reverse: 'J. LYONS LEO II Installed at Cadby Hall (Elms House). This was the first machine of the mark II series. Installed in 1957 it worked on a variety of commercial work and was closed down in 1965 [corrected in the publication to 1967]. It was sold for scrap'.

Published in Bird, Peter LEO - The First Business Computer (Wokingham: Hasler, 1994), plate 34.

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Collected by Peter Bird as part of his research for his book LEO - The First Business Computer (1994).

Date: c1957

Photographer: Unidentified

Physical Description: 1 photographic print; black and white Kept with 2 smaller duplicates

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/PB/PH/2/55572

Other References: DCMLEO20190607001
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Photograph of 55572 LEO II at Cadby Hall (Elms House)

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