Artifact Details

Title

Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company product poster

Catalog Number

102649663

Type

Still Image

Date

1920

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number NOS-201

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Description

This is a black and white image of an advertisement from an International Business Machines magazine or periodical. The image is still fairly clean and colors are crisp with no fading. The text at the top of the image is "Vol. 2, No.1 International Business Machines January, 1920". Several clocks, scales, tabulating machines, and other unidentified equipment are arranged around the edges of the advertisement. In the center of the image is advertising text. The title is "The More It Costs to Do Business The Less You Can Tolerate Waste". There are another 60 or so words of advertising text. The end of the text is "Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company 50 Broad St., New York, N.Y." Stamped on verso side is "PLEASE CREDIT IBM ARCHIVES". Written on verso side is "NOS-201"

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Electronic data processing; Unit record equipment; Watson, Thomas, Sr.

Lot Number

X3461.2006