Artifact Details

Title

User interacting with an early Computer Aided Design (CAD) program running on a PDP-1 computer

Catalog Number

102652246

Type

Still Image

Date

1962 ca.

Publisher

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 962

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a man using a light pen on the PDP-1 monitor screen. The screen shows a graphic representation of a triangle inside a box. The man is dressed in a suit and tie. He is looking away from the camera. Light is coming from the right side of the image. Written on verso side of image in pen is "PDP-1 screen" and in pencil "962" which is underlined and "9" which is circled. Also written but erased is "3073" which was written in pencil.

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC); PDP-1 (Computer)

Lot Number

X7413.2015