Artifact Details


IBM 1400 series

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Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number #1419
Other number W05-183
Other number W0S-183
Other number WO5-183
Other number WOS-183


7 7/8 x 10 1/8 in.


Photographic print


B&W, View of raised floor, computer room environment with grey patterned tile floor and grey wall paneling with circular speakers flush mounted in wall. Overhead drop ceiling lighting. Man in suit writing on table with looseleaf notebook, loose papers and stack of three tape packs. Table has "IBM 1401 Data Processing System" sign. Right background showing 2+ tape drives. Left side has a card sorter and a computer system console towards center. Center background is another man in suit looking at the output from a chain printer. Verso : Label taped to center "PLEASE RETURN TO: THE COMPUTER MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVES 300 CONGRESS STREET BOSTON, MA 02210"; "WO5-183" black ink top right edge; "IBM "1401"" black ink right edge, center, sideways; "#1419" in pencil, left edge, between center and top, sideways; "copyright: IBM Archives." black pencil, bottom edge, between center and right side.


Identification photograph; Publicity photograph


Computers--History; Electronic data processing--History; Computer industry--History

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