Artifact Details

Title

MIT TX-0 computer

Catalog Number

102631253

Type

Still Image

Date

1956

Publisher

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Lincoln Laboratory

Identifying Numbers

other number 31
other number 7213
other number TX-0

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.

Format

Negative

Description

This is a color film negative of the TX-0 computer marginal panel front view. The top center blue nameplate reads "MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY TX-COMPUTER LINCOLN LABORATORY AND DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING". There is a small black dial on the bottom of the panel underneath the blue "MARGINAL CHECK PANEL". There are two vertical rows of blue nameplates on both sides of the panel. There are switches beside each blue nameplate. There is an open notebook on the table in front of the panel. Written to the left of the negative image is "31".

Category

Film negative; Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

TX-0 (Computer); Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)--History

Credit

Gift of Hewlett-Packard Company

Lot Number

X2675.2004