Artifact Details

Title

J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly next to the Lunar rover vehicle

Catalog Number

102664178

Type

Still Image

Date

1971-08-03

Photographer

Holt, Walter

Place of Publication

Chicago, IL, US

Identifying Numbers

Other number OOC 1365-4

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

Holt, Walter

Description

This is a black and white image of J. Presper Eckert, standing, and Dr. John Mauchly, sitting on the lunar rover, at the Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. Both men are wearing tuxedos and looking at the lunar rover. Caption on photo reads "(CX10) CHICAGO, Aug. 3 --SPECIAL FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES--This photo of J. Presper Eckert (left) and Dr. John Mauchly, co-inventors of the electronic computer, viewing model of the lunar rover at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, Tuesday, is sent as a special transmission to the New York Times. (lab32100str-L0) 1971."
Written in pencil on small round white label affixed to original protective sleeve is "1365-4".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

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

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005