Artifact Details

Title

IBM Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator (SSEC)

Catalog Number

102657029

Type

Still Image

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1340

Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a man standing in front of a printer station for the Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator (SSEC). he is wearing a dark business suit and is looking at the printouts. The background consists of a wall of lights and dials whcih is part of the SSEC machine. Light is coming from the direction of the camera. This photo looks like it was touched up as parts of the printer station looks grainy and unreal. Written on verso top side of image in pencil is "#1340" and writen in blue ink on the top left corner is "SSEC".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

IBM Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator (SSEC); Calculators--History; International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); Calculators; International Business Machines Corporation--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015