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Catalog Number

102631264

Title

Dan Edwards and Peter Samson playing Spacewar! on the PDP-1 Type 30 display

Type

Still Image

Date

ca. 1962

Publisher

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

other number 10
other number 10159-846-S
other number 11

Dimensions

1 slide

Format

Transparency

Copyright Holder

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Description

This is a black and white image of two men playing Spacewar! on the PDP-1 monitor. Dan Edwards (left) and Peter Samson (right) are wearing coats and ties. Dan is wearing glasses. Both men are each controlling some sort of joystick. Written on the top edge of slide in black ink is "10159-846-S" and "BW" is written in the yellow circle label. Written on bottom of the slide in black pen is "HISTORY" and "#10" in the small white label. Written in red ink is "11".

Category

Slide; Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Digital Computer Corporation (DEC); Samson, Peter; Edwards, Dan; Spacewar (Computer game); PDP-1 (Computer)

Credit

Gift of Hewlett-Packard Company

Lot Number

X2675.2004