Phillip's Economic Computer, 1949.

Image number: 10303576

Phillip's Economic Computer, 1949.

Upper detail of Phillip's Economic Computer, the machine conceived by Bill Phillips (1914-1975), a New Zealand-born engineer turned economist. Phillips designed the machine to demonstrate in a visual way the circular flow of money within the economy. Approximately fourteen machines were built, and this particular machine was used as a teaching aid at the London School of Economics. It ran until May 1992. Side lit.

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10303576
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
12 January 2004 18:59
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Science Museum
 

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