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Teaching Photograph - Data & Instruction Flow Diagram, CPU, IBM 360 Computer, Trevor Pearcey, 1959-1992 Image Reg. No: MM 068293

Summary:
Photograph of a computer diagram entitled "Fig. 2. Schematic of basic registers and data paths". Diagram shows flow of data and instructions through the central processing unit [CPU] for the IBM SYSTEM/360 [S/360] which was developed in 1964.

This is one of a set of photographs showing computers, computer components, computer structure diagrams and computer programmimg instructions, probably used as aids in teaching computing subjects. The diagrams and instructions relate to several pioneer models and systems of stored program computers dating back as far as the 1950s and including CSIRAC (originally known as CSIR Mark 1), Cirrus, Atlas, IBM System/360 , CDC 6600 System, and Illiac IV.
Description:
Black and white photographic print of a computer programming diagram.
Description Of Content:
Computer programming diagram showing the basic registers and data paths of the central processing unit [CPU] for the IBM SYSTEM/360 [S/360] computer.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Steve & Connie Kormas, 2001
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 122 mm (Width), 192 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: computer programming, computer engineering, computer software, computers, computing
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Trevor Pearcey, Computer Engineer & CSIRAC Specialist (1919-1998), Trevor Pearcey, 1919 - 1998: a brief biography, Trevor Pearcey & the First Australian Computer: A Lost Opportunity?, Trevor Pearcey & the First Australian Computer: A Lost Opportunity?
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: drawings
Original Caption: SCHEMATIC OF BASIC REGISTERS AND DATA PATHS.
Inscriptions: Printed in black below the diagram: "Fig. 2. Schematic of basic registers and data paths.".
Museum Victoria catalogue reference handwritten in black pencil on reverse at lower right: "MM 68293".
Handrwritten in blue ink on reverse at centre: "Basic registers & data paths. 360".
Photographic paper manufacturer's multiple imprint in black ink on reverse: "PAPIER / FABRIQUE / PAR KODAK".
Format: Photograph: Black & White; 7½ in. x 5 in.
Creator: Dr Trevor Pearcey, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1950s-1960s

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