Button, Advertising, ViewSonic

Button, Advertising, ViewSonic

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Description
This rectangular button has a white background with red text that reads: "ViewSonic" and black text that reads "See the difference." Above the text is the company logo, three colorful birds sitting on green branch.
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.
Reference:
https://www.viewsonic.com/us/about-us
[Last accessed 6/16/2019]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button, advertising
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/16 in x 3 3/16 in x 3/16 in; 5.588 cm x 8.128 cm x.508 cm
ID Number
2009.3071.616
catalog number
2009.3071.616
nonaccession number
2009.3071
Credit Line
David DeJean
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Advertising
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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