“Augusta Ada Lovelace, A.A.L.”, “Made Up” and “Six Hours before Performance”
She walks in, seventeen and agate-pale, to view the Difference Engine No. 1 with her maman—blue taffeta, white veil, herself a fearsome intellect and bastion of social justice. Great gold instrument, steam engine structure and pipe organ height, exquisitely bewitching. Ada, intent on further knowledge, Read more.