Artifact Details

Title

IBM Type 70 Vertical Sorter (1908)

Catalog Number

102645473

Type

Still Image

Participants

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number # 1315
Other number 167
Other number 1908

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

B/W, Perspective view of an IBM Type 70 Vertical Sorter. Man in suit leaning on left side of the sorter, with hardwood floor, goose neck lamp on wall behind the man's head on left side. Man's right leg rests upon what looks like a upside down waste basket. White walls, with paneled wainscoting. Verso: "# 1315" in black pencil, top center edge. "167" stamped in black ink at upper right edge. "1908 Vertical Sorter IBM 167" in black ballpoint on 1 x 1-1/2 inch, white label, sideways, top left edge. Second label, "Courtesy of IBM Archives" in black ballpoint on 3/4 x 1-1/2 inch, white label, sideways, top right edge below first label. [10/03/2005 JJL]

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; Computers--History; Electronic data processing--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015