Artifact Details

Title

Jaquard Loom

Catalog Number

102630733

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number P2058
Other number P96

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Black and white. Side view of the (J. M.) Jacquard Loom. Hold on top is attached to cylinder with "spikes" on a wooden-looking platform. Typed "Photographic Vital Statistics: Name: Jacquard Loom; Manufactor: Joseph Marie Jaquard; Year Built: 1810; Source: The Computer Museum; Negative Number: R106-4; Description: the Jacquard Loom is the predecessor of modern punch-card computers. The punch cards carried instructions that controlled the weaving of intricate patterns." Also label attached on back of photo reads: This photograph may not be reproduced without written permission of the Photographic Archives of The Computer Museum, Boston, MA."

Category

Publicity photograph; Snapshot

Lot Number

X7413.2015