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Bell Labs Model V, circa 1947

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Title

Bell Labs Model V, circa 1947

Description

Bell relay computer Model V, circa 1947. Bell Laboratories built- and patented- a series of sophisticated relay-based computers between 1940 and 1947. Here is the room-sized installation of a fully programmable Model V. Bell's patent interferences bottled up the ENIAC patent for years.

Creator

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Rights

Use of this image is governed by U.S. and international copyright laws. Please contact the Charles Babbage Institute for permission to publish this image. http://www.cbi.umn.edu

Identifier

162107

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

8.5x11

Collection

Citation

Bell Telephone Laboratories, “Bell Labs Model V, circa 1947,” Gallery, accessed December 14, 2018, http://gallery.lib.umn.edu/items/show/3183.

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