Scrib Portable

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Date Introduced
1978
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 12
Manufacturer
J. Bobst & Fils S.A.
Credit Line
Gift of Richard M. Mueller
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X1016.89

The Swiss-made Scrib was one of the earliest battery-powered portable computers. The display was vertical, as in today’s laptops, but it used a folding mirror, instead of a hinged screen.