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Nederlands: Leistenen beeld van Allan Turing, Bletchley Park, Groot Brittanië
English: Allan Turing Statue, on display at Bletchley Park
Date 25 July 2009
Source Shot by Sjoerd Ferwerda
Author SjoerdFerwerda

The statue depicts Turing as life-size model puzzling with an Enigma machine and was created by artist Stephan Kettle The statue is composed of approximately half a million pieces of Welsh slate stone and was unveiled June 19, 2007. Turing, apart from creating the fundamentals of modern computers, did magnificent work breaking the German Enigma cypher codes.


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