Desmond Paul Henry
Desmond Paul Henry 1921-2004
Mechanical pen and ink drawing
Museum number: E.377-2009
In the 1960s, D.P. Henry constructed various drawing machines from the components of analogue bombsight computers. Henry was fascinated by the swinging motion of the machines and adapted them to accommodate pen and paper. His drawing machines were operated electronically, but could not be programmed.
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