Artifact Details

Title

Stephen Dunwell and the IBM STRETCH computer

Catalog Number

102652277

Type

Still Image

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Dimensions

7 3/4 x 9 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of Stephen Dunwell standing in front a scale model of IBM's STRETCH computer with the real working model behind him. Stephen is wearing glasses and a suit and tie with his arms folded and looking at the camera. There are three men in the background working on the STRETCH computer. Light is coming from the ceiling. The caption at the bottom of the image reads "S.W. Dunwell, later to be made an IBM Fellow by Mr. Watson, is shown with a scale model of the STRETCH computer, with the original operating in the background. Written on verso side of image in black pen is "16/4 p 79" and "STRETCH Stephen Dunwell". Written in pencil on yellow post it note is "1955 STRETCH".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); Dunwell, Stephen

Credit

Gift of J.A.N. Lee

Lot Number

X3191.2005