Artifact Details


IBM RISC - People working with IBM RT 6150/A25 and IBM 5085/2 systems plus assorted IBM peripherals

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Still Image


1986 ca.


International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number P4028


8 x 10 in.


Photographic print


This is a black and white image of a man and woman, dressed in business attire, standing behind several IBM products inside an office. The computer on the left of the image and standing on the floor is an IBM 6150 model A25. On the right side of the image standing on the floor is an IBM 5085 model 2 system. Sitting on the desk on the left is an IBM 6157 tape drive and next to it is the IBM 6153 display. The tablet and monitor on the right side of the table is the IBM 5083 model. Light is coming from overhead ceiling. There is also an unidentified IBM plotter in the background. The verso side of image is a press release sheet which states "FOR RELEASE: Immediate FROM IBM Corporation Information System Group 900 King Street Rye Brook, NY 10573 STANDALONE CADAM* PROCESSING: The IBM RT Personal Computer 6150 model A25, the floor-standing unit shown under the left side of the desk, when connected to the new IBM 5085 model 2 graphics processor, shown under the right side, permits technical professionals, engineers and scientists to perform-- for the first time-- standalone Computer-Graphics Augmented Design and Manufacturing (CADAM) processing without attaching a 5080 to a large IBM host computer. Also shown are other new IBM products: from left, the IBM 6157 streaming tape drive, the 12-inch IBM 6153 advanced monochrome graphics display, a lighted program function keyboard and the IBM 5083 model 12 tablet. *Trademark of CADAM Inc. ISG 002 01/21/86." Written on verso side of image in top left corner in black ink is "P4028"


Publicity photograph; Identification photograph


IBM 6153 (Display); International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); IBM 6150/A25 (Computer); Computer industry--History; IBM 5083/12 (Tablet); IBM 5085/2 (Computer)


Courtesy of Gwen Bell

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