Artifact Details

Title

J. Presper Eckert demonstrating a BINAC memory

Catalog Number

102657895

Type

Still Image

Date

1948-1949

Identifying Numbers

Other number OOC 1255-1

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of J. Presper Eckert in front of a BINAC memory unit. He is pointing to the unit with his right hand. The BINAC memory unit resembles a drum like device with cards. Light is coming in from the windows in the background. Written in pencil on small white round label on original protective sleeve is "1255-1".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Eckert, J. Presper, Jr.; Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005