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1985

  • Work on this object began.

1992

  • Work on this object ended.

1995

  • We acquired this object.

1996

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2021

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NeXT Personal Computer

This is a Personal Computer. It was designed by frogdesign inc.. It is dated 1987–92 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is abs plastic, magnesium, glass, electronic components. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by frogdesign inc.. It is credited Gift of frogdesign inc..

Its dimensions are

Part a (monitor): 43.8 h x 40.5 w x 39.0 d cm (17 1/4 x 15 15/16 x 15 3/8 in. ) part b (keyboard): 4.8 h x 45 w x 14.5 d cm (1 7/8 x 17 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.) part c (mouse): 2.4 h x 9.7 w. x 6 d cm. (15/16 x 3 13/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

NeXT Personal Computer; Designed by frogdesign inc. ; USA; abs plastic, magnesium, glass, electronic components; Part a (monitor): 43.8 h x 40.5 w x 39.0 d cm (17 1/4 x 15 15/16 x 15 3/8 in. ) part b (keyboard): 4.8 h x 45 w x 14.5 d cm (1 7/8 x 17 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.) part c (mouse): 2.4 h x 9.7 w. x 6 d cm. (15/16 x 3 13/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Gift of frogdesign inc.; 1995-36-1-a/d

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