Abstract

This article presents the accomplishments of Chaim Selig Slonimski (1810–1904), an important but not sufficiently known figure in the history of calculating devices. In addition to briefly discussing Slonimski’s life, his patents, and the similarities of his work to that of others, the authors present a previously unknown example of one of his devices.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1934-1547
Print ISSN
1058-6180
Pages
pp. 42-53
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Open Access
No
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