Apple ImageWriter II Printer, 1986-1992


The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

This printer was used educationally with an Apple IIGS in the late 1980s in a Detroit classroom. It is a dot matrix printer with complex color printing capabilities, able to simulate hundreds of colors in photographic printouts. As a recipient of a 1986 Industrial Design Excellence Award, it is the first desktop printer to win this honor.


  • Title: Apple ImageWriter II Printer, 1986-1992
  • Creator: Apple Computer, Inc.
  • Date Created: 1986/1992
  • Location: Japan, United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Subject Keywords: Webster, Mildred, Apple IIGS (Computer), Classrooms, Communication, Computers, Teachers, Computer printers, Printers (Output devices)
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Computer printer
  • Object ID: 2009.4.2
  • Manufacturer: Apple Computer, Inc.
  • Image ID: THF155764
  • Field: Computing
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mildred and Charles Webster

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