Artifact Details

Title

J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly in front of vacuum tubes

Catalog Number

102657861

Type

Still Image

Date

1961-1969

Identifying Numbers

Other number OOC 1152-5

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 11 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of J. Presper Eckert standing in front of a bank of vacuum tubes and talking to John Mauchly on the left of the image. Mr. Eckert is pointing to a bank of tubes with his left hand. He is wearing a suit and bow tie. John Mauchly is wearing glasses and a suit and tie. None of the men are looking at the camera. In the background is a sign that reads "SDS" which is Scientific Data Systems formed in 1961. The original clear protective sleeve had a round white label with writing in pencil of "NC?". Written on green post it note in pencil is "ENIAC w/E+M possibly 1152 (5)".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Eckert, J. Presper, Jr.; Mauchly, John William

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005
 

Related Records

102672278 Eckert and Mauchly at FJCC 1966