Artifact Details

Title

Alan Turing (1912-1954)

Catalog Number

102680038

Type

Still image

Date

1951-03-29

Photographer

Elliot and Fry

Publisher

National Portrait Gallery, London

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Copyright Holder

National Portrait Gallery, London

Description

Black and white photograph of Alan Turing.
Verso: " The Computer Museum Alan M, Turing Credit: Courtesy of the Turing Trust, King's College, Cambridge University
In 1950, the Brithish mathematician Alan Turing issued the ultimate challenge to computer science -- to determine if machines could think. The Loebner Prize Competition, a restricted modern variant of the Turing Test, will be held November 8, 1991 at the computer Museum, Boston."

Category

Portrait photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Turing, Alan Mathison; Pilot ACE

Lot Number

X7413.2015