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Catalog Number

102622935

Title

Illustration of Harvard Mark III

Type

Still Image

Date

1952-03-25

Photographer

Artzybasheff, Boris

Publisher

Harvard University. Cruft Laboratory

Identifying Numbers

other number AC-924
other number P4036

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

Harvard University

Description

This illustration appeared on the cover of Time Magazine March 25 in 1952. It depicted Harvard University's Mark III computer as a stern eletronic navy officer and reflected how people thought of computers as "giant brains" or machines that could think. The drawing originated in 1949. Written on verso side in pencil is "Mark III" and "P4036". Stamped in red lettering is "Harvard University Cruft Laboratory Photographic Dept. 29 Oxford Street Cambridge, Mass. 02138" and "Negative No. AC-924" and "Date March 25, 1952"

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph; Reproductive print

Subject

Harvard Mark III (Computer); Harvard University; Computers--History
 

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