Peter Bird's photographs: LEO Gremlin

5th June 2019

One of the most substantial parts of the archive is the material gathered by LEO historian, Peter Bird, in preparation for his book LEO - The First Business Computer (Wokingham: Hasler, 1994). Along with a fascinating array of correspondence and working papers relating to the development of LEO, including a run of management committee minutes from the late 1950s onwards, there is an extensive collection of photos. This is one of our current favourites - it shows what's believed to be a condenser from the original LEO I that exploded, leaving a happy-looking gremlin.

Posted by: Jude




Photograph of Peter Bird's photographs: LEO Gremlin Click for a larger version


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