Photograph of a computer programming diagram giving examples of the use of syntax metalanguage to describe the syntax of a programming language.

This is one of a set of photographs of computer structure diagrams and computer programmimg instructions, probably used in the 1970s as aids in teaching computing subjects. The diagrams and instructions relate to several early models and systems of stored program computers dating back as far as the 1950s and including the CSIR Mark 1 (later renamed CSIRAC), the Cirrus, the Atlas, the IBM System/360 , the CDC 6600 System, and the Illiac IV.

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Early era [circa 1960] computer programming instructions outlining aspects of the syntax of a programming language.

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Black and white photographic print of computer programming instructions.

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