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Punched cards for computer art by Frederick Hammersley, 1969 Mar. 20

Punched cards for computer art by Frederick Hammersley, 1969 Mar. 20

University of New Mexico

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Title: Punched cards for computer art by Frederick Hammersley

Date: 1969 Mar. 20

Physical Details: 3 artifact ; 9 x 19 cm. (cards); 28 x 38 cm. (accompanying typed sheet)

Description: Two punched cards from the University of New Mexico Computing Center which, when laid on top of one another, provide data to a computer to create a "drawing" designed by Frederick Hammersley.

Accompanied by a typewritten sheet on which Hammersley describes his process for making this computer art (description dated 1992 July 11).

View 3 shows the two cards laid on top of one another.

Creator: University of New Mexico

Forms part of: Frederick Hammersley papers, circa 1860-2009, bulk 1940-2009

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Punched cards for computer art by Frederick Hammersley, 1969 Mar. 20. Frederick Hammersley papers, circa 1860-2009, bulk 1940-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14817