Courtesy of the Science Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA
Courtesy of the Science Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA

Portrait of Ada, Countess of Lovelace

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Description

Watercolour, Ada Lovelace, possibly by A E Chalon (1780-1860), [c1840]. 25 x 18.3 cm. Portrait, TQL to L. looking front, in evening dress with mantilla, holding fan

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Location

Ockham Park, Surrey, England

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Tww Comment

Ada Lovelace was a mathematician who worked with Charles Babbage on the early computer, the Analytical Engine. She was the one to recognise its potential as a porcessing machine, and she wrote the first algorithm.