Artifact Details

Title

J. Presper Eckert in front of Univac console

Catalog Number

102657896

Type

Still Image

Date

1960 ca.

Photographer

Weber, Tommy

Identifying Numbers

Other number 5162-18
Other number OOC 1255-2

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of J. Presper Eckert, sitting at right, with two unidentified men by a Univac console. Mr. Eckert is holding a computer printout with his two hands and reading it. The two men on the left of the image are looking down at the piece of paper. All the men are dressed in suits and ties. On the left of the image is a UNIVAC console containing typewriter style keyboard, dials, and lights. In the background is a row of reel to reel UNIVAC tape machines. Stamped on verso side of image is "PHOTOGRAPH BY TOMMY WEBER 202 EAST 39TH STREET NEW YORK 16, N.Y. MURRY HILL 5-5151 NUMBER". Written in pencil on verso side is "5162-18". Written in pencil on small white round label on original protective sleeve is "1255-2".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Univac (Computer); Remington Rand, Inc.

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005