Commuter Portable Computer Leaflet


This tri-fold paper leaflet is an advertisement for the Commuter microcomputer by Visual Computer Incorporated.

The outside has a red background with white text. The right (cover) fold has an image of a woman wearing a business suit and high-heeled shoes carrying a Commuter microcomputer with text that reads: "COMMUTER THE PORTABLE COMPUTER. THE PORTABLE COMPUTER FOR PEOPLE GOING PLACES."

The center fold has an image of the microcomputer closed, and the left fold has an image of it open.

The inside has a white background with black and red text that describes the microcomputer's features and specifications.

The objects in accession 2017.0321 and non-accession 2017.3153 are related.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: In memory of James S. Egan

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.3153.01Nonaccession Number: 2017.3153Catalog Number: 2017.3153.01

Object Name: leaflet

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall, folded: 29 cm x 12 cm; 11 13/32 in x 4 23/32 inoverall, unfolded: 29 cm x 31 cm; 11 13/32 in x 12 7/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1867071

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