Artifact Details

Title

IBM Solid Logic - Transistors on a pencil eraser

Catalog Number

102650358

Type

Still Image

Date

1968-10-18

Publisher

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

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1273

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Description

This is an enlarged black and white image of seven very small IBM SLT (Solid Logic Technology) transistors laying flat on an eraser of a pencil. There is plenty of room to spare. The background is black with the light source coming from the left side of the photo shining directly on the eraser and pencil shaft. On the verso side of image written in pencil is "#1273" near the right corner. Stamped in black ink towards the bottom right of the verso image are the words "IBM EAST FISHKILL COMPONENTS DIV. 13985 OCT 18 1968 Photograph No. Date MUST BE APPROVED BEFORE PUBLICATION"

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

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

Lot Number

X7413.2015