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Print - The Conditional Probablity Machine
  • The Conditional Probablity Machine
    Paolozzi, Eduardo
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The Conditional Probablity Machine

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paolozzi, Eduardo (Sir), born 1924 - died 2005 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from the Artist in 1971.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP 141C

Physical description

Photo-etching from a series of 24 entitled 'The Conditional Probability Machine'. The title page and introduction are by Diane Kirkpatrick, with the suite of prints divided into four groups: The Human Machine and How it Works; Manikins for Destruction; Pages from Aerospace Medical Library, and From Genot to Unimate. Each suite has an index of titles and technical information. The edition of 24 is accompanied by 6 artist's proofs, boxed with a cancelled plate set and a pull from the cancelled plate included in each set. Signed and dated in pencil by the artist. Some lettered with titles on the plate. Numbered A/P 6/6.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1970 (made)


Paolozzi, Eduardo (Sir), born 1924 - died 2005 (artist)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 35.2 cm, Width: 27.3 cm

Descriptive line

By Eduardo Paolozzi: untitled (School Bus), 1970

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1971


Paper; Printer's ink



Subjects depicted

Accident; Crash




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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