Artifact Details

Title

IBM 1401 system being transported in Finland

Catalog Number

102649702

Type

Still Image

Date

1964 ca.

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number NOS-195

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of an IBM 1401 being unloaded by truck from a ship named "HANSA EXPRESS" in Finland. The ship's front bow door section lifted allowing the truck to exit. The truck is called "finnexpress" and the side panel reads "IBM 1401 Data Processing System for FINLAND finexpress PARIS - HELSINKI". The truck is headed to the right of the image. This image was taken at night and the light seems to be coming from the direction of the camera. Written on verso side is "NOS-195" and "1401 unloading - Helsinki 1964".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph; Night photograph

Subject

IBM 1401 (Computer)--Programming; Computer industry--History; Electronic data processing--History; Computers--History

Lot Number

X3461.2006