The Apple II Plus personal computer system equipped with the monitor III, two disk II floppy disk drives, and the Apple II stand which aesthetically integrates the monitor III with the Apple II Plus computer. The Apple II Plus was sold from 1979 to 1982.
Although it will forever be associated with Windows XP, Bliss was actually the by-product of a love story. It was a regular Friday afternoon in 1996 when photographer Charles O’Rear took the drive through California’s wine country to see his then-girlfriend Daphne.
Chuck, as he introduces himself in conversation, has since married Daphne. Bliss, meanwhile, has gone on to become one of the world’s most iconic photographs, chosen as the default wallpaper of Microsoft’s operating system.