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60870 Ferranti Magnetic Drum

Description of Photograph

Poor quality print of a published photograph of the Ferranti magnetic drum fitted to LEO II.  According to Peter Bird's caption, four of the drums could be attached as optional backing storage for the LEO II system.  

The image appeared in Data Processing, Jul-Sep 1960.


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

Date: c1959

Physical Description: 1 photographic print; black and white

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/PB/PH/2/60870

Other References: DCMLEO20190531020

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH60870. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

Photograph of 60870 Ferranti Magnetic Drum

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