Artifact Details

Title

First computing scale ca. 1890

Catalog Number

102649672

Type

Still Image

Publisher

The Computing Scale Company

Identifying Numbers

Other number NOS-30

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a weight scale against a white background. The scale has weights at the bottom and on the right side. The sign on the scale reads "THE COMPUTING SCALE CO. DAYTON OHIO. U.S.A.". Written on verso side of image is "First Computing Scale 1890" and "NOS-30". Stamped on verso side in black ink is "PLEASE CREDIT IBM ARCHIVES".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph; Photomechanical print

Subject

International Business Machines Corporation--History; Calculators; The Computing Scale Company; Calculators--History

Lot Number

X3461.2006