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There are two formats of reference numbers used in this collection.


  • Thumbnail image format:
    example - 008006
EXAMPLE
image choice
008006
008 is subject 8 Computer Art
006 is the 6th image in that particular subject
category


  • Full image with original caption format:
    example - CD 2055081 E&MP 8.006

1968 - The Snail was one of many computer/plotter drawings

THE SNAIL

CD 2055081 E&MP 8.006

Computer Art

June 29, 1968

“The Snail” was one of many computer/plotter drawings by CalComp exhibited at an informal showing in the New York Room of the Statler Hilton in Los Angeles announcing the First International CalComp Awards Competition for computer/plotter art. 

Full image format definition: CD 2055081 E&MP 8.006

CD 2055 is the unique number of the CD
  081 is the 81st image on CD 2055
      E&MP is the collecting division, Electricity & Modern Physics
      8 is subject 8 Computer Art
            .006 is the 6th image in that particular subject category



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