Artifact Details

Title

IBM 705 Data Processing Machine

Catalog Number

102649671

Type

Still Image

Date

1954 ca.

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Description

This is a black and white image of two people working on the IBM 705 system. The woman is sitting down at the IBM console and pressing a button with her right hand. The man is standing behind the console and looking at her while she works. Neither of them are looking at the camera. Behind them is a row of IBM reel-to-reel magnetic tape machines or readers. Light is coming from overhead. The wall in back has the IBM logo and the sign "ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING MACHINE" with "705" to the right and above. The caption below the image reads "IBM 705 Electronic Data Processing Machine"

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; Computers--History; IBM 705 (Computer); International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); Core memory; UNIVAC

Lot Number

X3461.2006