BOX 970 - Vintage Slides

Series of black and white board backed images (with descriptions) of:

Ada Lovelace (from B.V. Bowden's 1953 book Faster than Thought)
Manchester University Mk 1 - 1948
DSIR ACE pilot model 1950 (NPL)
LEO I, labelled The first commercial computer in the world, first run in 1951, switched off in 1956
LEO I (unlabelled)
LEO Mk II - 1956
Ferranti Mk I - 1951
Tabulating machine (unlabelled, likely IBM100 punched card tabulator)
Computer with magnetic storage drum, arithmetic unit, control console, input, line printer, punched cards (unlabelled)
Computer with magnetic drum storage and female operator
Letter from Ralegh B Phillpotts to Mr CR Everard Greene about tabulating machines
Hollerith installation - Ministry of Food circa 1952 with female operators
Series 39 - 1985
System 25 - 1981
ME29 Distributed mainframe computer - 1980
Herman Hollerith (unlabelled)
Powers Samas office of 1930s with female operators (Powers-Samas invoicing installation at the Ardath Tobacco Co Ltd
Powers installation at Pickfords - 1938
Ferranti Perseus - 1959
Non-printing tabulator pre 1915
System Ten 120 - circa 1978
Sir Ralegh Phillpotts
Hollerith installation circa 1952
ME29 The versatile system for businesses of all sizes
EMDEC 2400 - circa 1964
Distributed Resource System, DRS 20 - 1982
System 25 The new small computer for the growing business
Components of the Analytical Engine
Scientific American front cover, 30 August 1890
Micro integrated circuit - circa 1973
ICL 2903 - introduced 1973
A special tabulator for the RAF with covers removed - circa 1942
Unlabelled mechanical machine (possibly Analytical Engine)
EDSAC, Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator 1949 - shortly after it came into action
Punched card preparation, punching, verifying, sorting
Ferranti Atlas - circa 1963 with female operators
Orion - 1964
System Ten - 1976
Powers installation 1950s (powers Samas)
Second Hollerith installation in UK - 1906, Lancs and Yorks Railway at Horwich, near Preston
Hollerith installation - Electricity Supply Board circa 1952
Typical chip assemblies (with 10 pence piece for size)
Hollerith Electronic Computer HEC Mk 1 - circa 1954
ICT 1905 - circa 1968
Small computer systems - 1976
ICL 2900 Series - 1974
DMI C8000 first ICL designed C8000 ULA, made by Fujitsu, 7th September 1982
Unidentified male (unlabelled)
Unidentified female using unknown machine (unlabelled)
Sheets without board backing:
Pegasus - 1959 v Personal Computer - 1984
Table comparing  Pegasus 1959 with ICL personal computer 1984 (on status, price ,processor, stores, archvie emdium, preventative maintenance, eingineering support, typical environment, performance, power consumption, weight, number sold)
1 x Double sided sheet with colour images of unidentified computer installations
Labels without corresponding images:
System 1-70 - circa 1969
1301 - circa 1961

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH50127. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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