Artifact Details

Title

Robert Price, seated left, at printer console by ERA 1103 digital computer

Catalog Number

102665138

Type

Still Image

Date

1954-12-15

Publisher

General Dynamics Corporation. Convair Division; Engineering Research Associates (ERA)

Identifying Numbers

Other number ERA 1103
Other number Model 7
Other number T-26578

Dimensions

9 x 11 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of Robert Price, seated left, and an unidentified man, seated right, working beside the ERA 1103 computer. The digital computer is on an elevated platform. Robert is reading something from the printer station and the other man is working on the console on the ERA 1103. None of them are looking at the camera. Light is coming from the ceiling lights. Written on verso side is "This is about half of 'it' there is another line of cabinets...". On the top left verso side of image is a label that has written "PROJECT BROCHURE NEG. NO. T-26578...DATE TAKEN 12-15-54 COPY NO. G".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Price, Robert M.; ERA 1103 (Computer)

Credit

Gift of Robert Price

Lot Number

X3595.2006