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Photograph - CSIRAC Computer, Roy Muncey at Friden Flexowriter, 1960 Image Reg. No: MM 90899 195

Summary:
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:
Roy Muncey from CSIRO Division of Building Research at Friden flexowriter with 5 hole tape being read on the left and a printout being generated on main part of flexowriter. Lighter print than Neg 13. Taken at night 17/6/1960.

The significance of this photograph is that it shows in some detail the five hole equipment. This equipment is not captured in any other images except briefly in the film 'The Computer CSIRAC'
Acquisition Information:
Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
Discipline: Technology

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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
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: archival materials
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Date Depicted: 1960
Person Depicted: Mr Roy Muncey - Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Building Research, Highett, Victoria, Australia, 1960

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