6.00" x 8.00"
8.00" x 10.00"
Cryptographers Wanted Art Print
by Richard Reeve
Cryptographers Wanted by Richard Reeve - 6" x 8"
Luster Photo Paper
Rolled in a Tube
Cryptographers Wanted art print by Richard Reeve. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
This is a composite image of the Daily Telegraph Crossword used by Alan Turing to identify potential codebreakers for the team at Bletchley Park,... more
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This is a composite image of the Daily Telegraph Crossword used by Alan Turing to identify potential codebreakers for the team at Bletchley Park, overlaid with an M4 Enigma machine.
The German Enigma machine, used for coding messages was said to be unbreakable. By combining three rotors from a set of five, the rotor settings with 26 positions, and the plugboard with ten pairs of letters connected, the military Enigma has 158,962,555,217,826,360,000 (158 quintillion) different settings.
Considerable work had been done by Marian Rejewski and his colleagues well before the war and this was utilized by Alan Turing and his team at Bletchley Park, along with Turing's logical and statistical genius to design a more generic mechanical "bombe" to decipher Enigma and so shorten the war.
Turing's pioneering work ultimately led to the creation of the device upon which you are reading this... and his vision of creating a thinking machine (or AI in modern parlance) is stil...
About Richard Reeve
I am a visual story teller based in southern Pennsylvania, USA. My imagery is inspired from everyday objects and situations and is sometimes exhibited and sold at the Bradford Avenue Galleries (Allinson Gallery and Huston Gallery) at Chester County Art Association, in addition to this online store. My work has also been exhibited at Panorama XXL, Rouen, France and the Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, USA. I have over 1,800 images available in a variety of sizes, mediums and products. I hope you will find something that inspires you, amuses you, makes you think, smile, frown, or perhaps just scratch your head. Go on, dive in... and for those of you who do so, I offer a big thank you for looking through my window on the...
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Wonderful layers and image Richard. Fascinating man! L/F!
Richard Reeve replied:
Indeed! The film The Imitation Game was a good adaptation of Alan Turing and the Ultra project