Artifact Details

Title

UNIVAC I console

Catalog Number

102707293

Type

Still Image

Publisher

Wagner International Photos, Inc

Place of Publication

Time Life Bldg. Rockefeller Center N.Y. CI 6-9470

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Description

Black and white image of man seated at UNIVAC I control panel. His left hand is on a panel switch.
Verso: Attached paper label "Although it's not an example of post impressionistic painting of modern sculpture, this UNIVAC-1 control panel is being auctioned off as a collector's piece by Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. of New Your City. The panel, which is being examined by Svend E. Hartmann, vice-president of Time Brokers, Inc. , will be sold as part of the fine arts auction house's July 30th computer sale. The Univac 1 was the first commercial computer ever to be installed."

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015