Button, Advertising, ViewSonic


This circular button has a bright blue background which fades to pale blue at the bottom. The red text reads: "ViewSonic BOOTH #652E." Above the text is the company logo, three colorful birds sitting on green branch. A mark in green ink on the reverse reads: "CDX 4/92."

ViewSonic Corp.is a provider of visual display products. Corporate headquarters are in Brea, California. The company was founded in 1987 by James Chu as Keypoint Technology Corporation; it specialized in computer peripherals. In 1990 they introduced the ViewSonic brand of color monitors and shortly thereafter Chu refocused the company to concentrate on computer visual display products. The company was renamed ViewSonic and the three colorful birds (Gouldian finches) were chosen as the company symbol.



[Last accessed 6/16/2019]

Date Made: c 1992

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers, Advertising, Computers & Business Machines


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Credit Line: David DeJean

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2009.3071.617Catalog Number: 2009.3071.617Nonaccession Number: 2009.3071

Object Name: button, advertising

Physical Description: metal (overall material)plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3/16 in x 3 1/2 in; x .508 cm x 8.89 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-1e27-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1387089

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