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61877 LEO I Control Desk (1954)

Description of Photograph

Digital copy of a photograph of the Control Desk, or Operator's Console, for LEO I.

Caption: 'Control desk. September 1954'

This image appears in the interactive plan for our Virtual LEO I installation, p96.


Research comments: This is a fairly early version of the Operators' panel, and it is not yet fully populated. As with almost all of LEO I, the engineers built the panel themselves from scratch. Photo 25 in the interactive plan shows the console at an earlier stage of development. Photo 2 in the plan is later, and better shows the console situated within the wider peripherals area of the calculator room. (CM/LM)

Digital copy made by John Daines, LEO Computers Society, of a photograph in the LEO Computers Collection (formerly part of the National Archive of Historic Computing) at the University of Manchester Library: NAHC/LEO/B1-68

Date: September 1954

Physical Description: 1 digital image (jpeg); black & white; image includes original typed caption

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61877

Other References: DCMLEO20210214055
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Photograph of 61877  LEO I Control Desk  (1954)

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