Artifact Details

Title

Woman working on an IBM Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator (SSEC)

Catalog Number

102657035

Type

Still Image

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1327
Other number 194

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

The Computer Museum History Center (TCMHC)

Description

This is a black and white of a woman wearing a dress sitting down at a console of an IBM SSEC calculating machine. She is facing away from the camera with her head pointing to the left side of the image. Light is coming from the overhead ceiling. The background consists of the SSEC machine against the walls. Verso side of image near top right corner has writing in pencil stating "IBM SSEC selective sequence electronic calculator #1327 Copy 2". Copy 2 is underlined. In blue ink on top right corner of verso side of image is "194". On verso left side of image in black pen but crossed off is "63". There is partially erased writing in pencil on top edge of verso side which was "copy2".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

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

Lot Number

X7413.2015