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Leapfrog Tablet Computer Prototype, 1992

This is a Tablet computer prototype. It was designed by Richard Sapper and co-designed by Sam Lucente and made by International Business Machines Corp. (IBM). It is dated 1992 and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is plastic, acrylic, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by International Business Machines Corp. (IBM). It is credited Gift of IBM.

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Leapfrog Tablet Computer Prototype, 1992; Designed by Richard Sapper (German, 1932 - 2015); plastic, acrylic, metal; Gift of IBM; 2018-5-1-a/c

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