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IBM RISC - Man working on an IBM RT 6151 model 10 personal computer

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This is a black and white image of a man sitting in an office working on an IBM 6151 model 10 personal computer. He is wearing a shirt and tie and pointing his left hand at the display while his right hand is holding a pen. The IBM 6154 display has a graphic chart on screen called "Shewhart Control Chart". There is two-button mouse near his right hand. The light is coming from overhead. The press release sheet that is taped on verso side of image states "FOR RELEASE: Immediate FROM: IBM Corporation Information Systems Group 900 King Street Rye Rock, NY 10573 HIGH-SPEED, TECHNICAL PROFESSIONAL WORKSTATION: The IBM RT Personal Computer 6151 model 10, shown here with the new 14-inch IBM 6154 advanced color graphics display and new two-button mouse, is the desktop version of IBM's new line of high-speed, 32-bit personal or multi-user workstations, designed for technical professionals, scientists and engineers. All RT PCs use Advanced Interactive Executive, a new IBM operating system, and contain chips with IBM-invented Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC) architecture, which speeds processing.. ISG 002 01/21/86". Verso side of image also has writing in black ink at the top left corner which is "P4031".


1986 ca.


International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

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Other number P4031


8 x 10 in.


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Publicity photograph; Identification photograph


IBM 6151/10 (Computer); IBM computers--History; International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); IBM computers; Computers--History; IBM 6154 (Display)


Courtesy of Gwen Bell

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