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Catalog Number

102652247

Title

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

Type

Still Image

Date

1962 ca.

Identifying Numbers

other number 963

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a man using a light pen with his right hand on the PDP-1 monitor screen drawing shapes on the screen using a program called Sketchpad. The display screen shows a graphic representation of a several shapes and sizes. The man is dressed in a suit and is looking away from the camera. Written on verso side in pencil is "963".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph; Photomechanical print

Subject

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