Artifact Details

Title

ENIAC accumulators

Catalog Number

102649737

Type

Still Image

Date

1946 ca.

Publisher

United States. Army

Identifying Numbers

Other number 26073
Other number OOC 1108-9

Dimensions

10 x 8 1/8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

Public domain

Description

This is a black and white an unidentified man on the right of the image holding a cord and pushing a button while looking at one of the lighted panels. This is a close-up of two accumulators showing the operation of addition taking place. The unit on the left is storing the number +1203762893 as indicated by the lighted neons. The next accumulator, which will transmit its number, is storing +3033331112. Written on verso side is "26073". Written in pencil on small white label on original protective sleeve was "1108-9".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

World War II

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005

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