Artifact Details

Title

Jurij Semkiw at SILLIAC Console

Catalog Number

102713039

Type

Still image

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Description

B&W image of Juril Semkiw sitting at the SILLIAC console. In the background are the computer cabinets. In the foreground is a printer. The SILLIAC (Sidney version of the Illinois Automatic Computer), an early computer built by the University of Sydney, Australia, was based on the ILLIAC and ORDVAC computers developed at the University of Illinois, which in turn were based on the IAS architecture developed by John von Neumann.

Category

Identification photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015