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Calculating the wages for the staff of J Lyons and Co

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Photograph dated 1953 by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images. The Getty caption states 'Calculating the wages for the staff of J Lyons and Co using an electronic calculator which looks just like a typewriter. The machine produces the information punched out on to a tape. Original Publication: Picture Post - 7580 - Electronic Brain - unpub.'

Judging by the shelving structure behind the woman, we believe this photograph may have been taken in the data prep area of the calculator (LEO 1) room at Cadby Hall. Photograph 79 in our LEO photo app (also taken in 1953) shows the same structure on the wall, entitled LEO Timetable.

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Please Note: This item is not in our collection and is included here for signposting purposes only.

Date: 1953

Photographer: Bert Hardy

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH60617. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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