Artifact Details

Title

Diagram Showing System of Finger Counting ca. 8th Century AD

Catalog Number

102630685

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number P4456

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Black and white. Series of drawing showing hands (top section) and persons demonstrating finger counting. Image is dark and grainy. Verso: label with caption reads: "Title: Diagram showing system of finger counting." "Artist: anonymous" "Date: 8th Century AD' "Lent by: The Computer Museum, Boston, MA" "From the exhibition: Computers In Your Pocket: The History of Hand Held Calculators" "Photo credit: the Computer Museum, Boston, MA"

Category

Other: See Description

Subject

Calculators--History; Computer industry--History; Computers--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015