Artifact Details

Title

People watching Spacewar on DEC PDP-1

Catalog Number

102652458

Type

Still Image

Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a color image of six people at a computer convention. Five people in the foreground are looking at aPDP-1 screen that is displaying two white objects which resembles the game Spacewar! The man in the background is bending over a desk that has the PDP-4 computer. All the men are facing away from the camera. Light is coming from overhead.

Category

Publicity photograph; Snapshot; Identification photograph

Subject

Spacewar (Computer game); Spacewar!; Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC); PDP-1 (Computer)

Credit

Gift of Joanne and Irwin"Jake" Jacobs

Lot Number

X3227.2006