Description of the Brain of Mr. Charles Babbage, F.R.S. Victor Horsely.
Description of the Brain of Mr. Charles Babbage, F.R.S.
Description of the Brain of Mr. Charles Babbage, F.R.S.

Description of the Brain of Mr. Charles Babbage, F.R.S.

[London]: Royal Society of London, [1908?]. Black and white photographs. Softcover. Quarto. [17 pages, 5 plates]. Good. Printed brown covers over stapled binding. Some light edge wear, foxing to text pages. Binding quite sound.

Systematic description of the sulci and gyri of the brain of the distinguished mathematician, Charles Babbage (1791-1871). Babbage is considered the father of computers, and this study of his brain was part of a project to gather data on the brains of exceptional individuals. Babbage's brain is at the Hunterian Museum in London.

Illustrated with photographs of its dissection.


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