Artifact Details

Title

IBM Solid Logic - Eight chip transistors for the IBM 360 on top of pencil eraser

Catalog Number

102650357

Type

Still Image

Date

1964 ca.

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation. East Fishkill Components Division. (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1393
Other number PP429

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Description

This is a black and white enlarged image of a pencil with eight very small chip transistors laying flat on the eraser with plenty of room left. These chips are used in the IBM 360 series computer. This image has a black background. The light source is coming from the top portion of the image shining directly on the eraser and transistors. Written on the verso side of the image in pencil at the top edge is "#1393". Another note is written in pencil at the bottom of the image but upside down is "PP429".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; Computers--History; Electronic data processing--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015