Drawing of a Prototype Gun Director


This paper sheet contains a pencil drawing of a prototype for a gun director, an early electronic analog computing device. It was received in frame with glass cover, wooden backing, and tape around the edges.

Date Made: 1940

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Computers


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Credit Line: Truman D. Parkinson, David Bigelow Parkinson Jr., John Daniel Parkinson Sr., and Thomas R. Parkinson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.3020.01Catalog Number: 2017.3020.01Nonaccession Number: 2017.3020

Object Name: sheet

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: .1 cm x 29 cm x 23 cm; 1/32 in x 11 13/32 in x 9 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9d34-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1834447

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