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  • Date:

    ca. 1970s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Shaw, Wade D. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photographic print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Computer Arts Society, supported by System Simulation Ltd, London

  • Museum number:

    E.370-2009

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case CAS, shelf 5

This photograph of a computer generated image was produced by Wade Shaw, probably at the Atlas Computer Laboratory in Chiltern, Buckinghamshire. Historically, this was one of the most important computer laboratories in the world and was established in 1961 to allow British scientists access to some of the most advanced computing equipment of the time.

Physical description

Photographic print on paper; line drawing in black.

Date

ca. 1970s (made)

Artist/maker

Shaw, Wade D. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Photographic print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'CAS/A/0205'
Number from previous owner in pencil across lower left.

'46'
In pencil in far left middle.

'Wade Shaw'
Maker's name. Computerised font produced as part of the drawing in lower right.

Dimensions

Height: 23.8 cm, Width: 23.7 cm

Descriptive line

Computer-generated photographic print on paper, by Wade Shaw, ca. 1970s.

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Computer-generated

Categories

Computer Art

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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