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1997

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Bound Packet Computing Prototype, 1997

This is a Prototype. It was designed by Gary Shigeru Natsume and institution: Cranbrook Academy of Art. It is dated 1997 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is hard foam, acrylic glass, abs plastic, steel, aluminum, vinyl, plastics, automotive paints. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Gary Shigeru Natsume. It is credited Gift of Gary Shigeru Natsume.

Its dimensions are

Part a (case): 3.8h x 30.5w x 25.4d cm (1 1/2 x 12 x 10 in. ) part b (case): 9h x 31.5w x 27d cm (3 9/16 x 12 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. ) part c ("screen" packet): 1h x 28.5w x 22d cm (3/4 x 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. ) part d ("keyboard" packet): .5h x 28.5w x 22.4d cm (3/8 x 11 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. ) part e ("motherboard" packet): .7h x 28.5w x 22.5d cm (1/4 x 11 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. ) part f ("screen" packet): .7h x 28.5w x 22d cm (1/4 x 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. ) part g ("battery" packet): .5h x 28.5w x 22d cm (3/8 x 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. ) parts h/j (blank packets): .5h x 28.5w x 22d cm (3/8 x 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. )

Cite this object as

Bound Packet Computing Prototype, 1997; Designed by Gary Shigeru Natsume (b. 1969); USA; hard foam, acrylic glass, abs plastic, steel, aluminum, vinyl, plastics, automotive paints; Part a (case): 3.8h x 30.5w x 25.4d cm (1 1/2 x 12 x 10 in. ) part b (case): 9h x 31.5w x 27d cm (3 9/16 x 12 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. ) part c ("screen" packet): 1h x 28.5w x 22d cm (3/4 x 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. ) part d ("keyboard" packet): .5h x 28.5w x 22.4d cm (3/8 x 11 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. ) part e ("motherboard" packet): .7h x 28.5w x 22.5d cm (1/4 x 11 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. ) part f ("screen" packet): .7h x 28.5w x 22d cm (1/4 x 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. ) part g ("battery" packet): .5h x 28.5w x 22d cm (3/8 x 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. ) parts h/j (blank packets): .5h x 28.5w x 22d cm (3/8 x 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. ); Gift of Gary Shigeru Natsume; 2001-8-1-a/j

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