Artifact Details

Title

Woman sitting in front of an IBM Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator (SSEC)

Catalog Number

102657031

Type

Still Image

Date

1948 ca.

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1335

Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a woman sitting down in front of a SSEC console and operating it. She is facing away from the camera with her head pointing towards the left edge of the image. Light is coming from the right edge of the image. This is a dark image. The background consists of the rest of the SSEC calculator machine along the walls. Written on verso side of image at the top in black ink is "IBM SSEC" and written in pencil is "#1355".

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