Artifact Details

Title

IBM 704 Electronic Data Processing System

Catalog Number

102641445

Type

Still Image

Date

1954 ca.

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 18
Other number 45
Other number D10-30

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Description

B&W, perspective view of IBM 704 Electronic Data Processing System on medium grey tile, raised floor with white wall in background. Control Unit in front center has a man in shirt sleeves writing on a clipboard while looking at the control panel. Man with suit is standing in front of a tape drive unit in right of center background. Man in shirt sleeves is looking at the output from a printer in center. Card reader at left center. Four tape drives in background. Other units on floor and along back wall. "<----------- 25 1/2 picas --------------->" in heavy black pencil on bottom margin. "D10-30" sideways, in heavy black pencil along right white margin, close to top. Verso: "X2279.2002" in very light black pencil, sideways upper right side. ""return to Mac" in red ballpoint ink, sideways, upper right. "18 45 (circled) X" in black pencil, center. "IBM 704" in light pencil, upside down, lower left

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

IBM 704 (Computer); Computer industry--History; Computers--History; Electronic data processing--History; FORTRAN; LISP; Core memory

Credit

Gift of Mac McLaughlin

Lot Number

X2279.2002