Artifact Details

Title

Computer house of cards deck

Catalog Number

102757075

Type

Physical Object

Date

Circa 1960s

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Place Manufactured

West Germany

Identifying Numbers

Other number G 505-0024 On the box.

Dimensions

overall: 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in

Description

The object consists of a deck of 43 cards in a box. The cards are slotted such that they may be assembled into a geometric structure resembling a house of cards. There are a total of 43 cards extant. Written on the box is as follows, "Designed by Charles Eames for IBM."

Credit

Gift of John Soltesz

Lot Number

X7901.2017