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Photograph - CSIRAC Computer, Trevor Pearcey and CSIRAC, 21 September 1951 Image Reg. No: MM 90899 31

This is one of a series of photographic material in print, negative and/or digital formats covering CSIRAC machine and the people associated with it. The series was acquired from the University of Melbourne in 2003.
Description Of Content:
Trevor Pearcey (seated) in front of CSIRAC. CSIRAC cabinets in centre and right. Test equipment cabinet to the left. Pearcey working with Hollerith equipment. Early photograph 21 September 1951 (CSIRO ref 2595)
Acquisition Information:
Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: computing, csirac computer, first generation computers, mainframe computers, making history - csirac
Themes this item is part of: Computing Departments at the University of Melbourne, a brief history 1956-1996, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection, Archival Paper Tape Reading Project for CSIRAC 12 Hole Paper Tapes
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: archival materials
People Depicted: Trevor Pearcey
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Date Depicted: 1951
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later

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