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What is this?

Egg-shaped computer/monitor unit (a) of translucent clear and blue plastic, with screen, CD drawer and two small speakers at front; carry handle inset in top rear; retractable blue foot bar on underside at front. Two accompanying components are also of translucent clear and blue plastic: one, a flat rectangular keyboard (b) with black keys, retractable foot bar and cord; the other, a circular mouse with cord (c).

This is a computer with keyboard and mouse from United States. It is dated 1999 and we acquired it in 2000. Gift of Apple Computer. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

molded plastic, rubber, glass, metal, electronic components

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: computer/monitor): 38 x 38.5 x 42.5 cm (14 15/16 x 15 3/16 x 16 3/4 in.) H x W x D (b: keyboard): 4 x 39.2 x 14 cm (1 9/16 x 15 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.) H x diam. (c: mouse): 42.5 x 8 cm (16 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

This object was designed by Jonathan Ive and Apple Industrial Design Team and manufactured by Apple Computer, Inc.

This object was donated by Apple Computer, Inc.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18676975/ |title=Computer With Keyboard And Mouse, "iMac", 1999 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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