Artifact Details

Title

General view of the ENIAC computer

Catalog Number

102649730

Type

Still Image

Date

1946 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number OOC 1108-3

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of several people working next to the ENIAC computer. The man on the left foreground is a corporal in the US Army and is pushing buttons or turning dials a panel. There is another man in the background towards the back of the room. There are two women on the right side of the image working on the ENIAC as well. Light seems to be coming from the overhead lights. Written in pencil on small white round label on original protective sleeve was "1108-3".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

ENIAC (Computer)

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005