Helium X-Ray Tube

Macalaster, Wiggin Corporation
Victor X-ray Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts


about 1917

Overall: 21 5/8 in. (55 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument

Research Area

Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument: Radiation

Not on view

Exhibition History

Illuminating Instruments: Studying Light at Dartmouth, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 19-October 17, 2004.

Publication History

David Pantalony, Richard L. Kremer, Francis J. Manasek, Study, Measure, Experiment: Stories of Scientific Instruments at Dartmouth College, Norwich, Vermont: Terra Nova Press, 2005, p. 168-71, ill.


Professor Arthur Bond Meservey (1884-1952, Dartmouth Class of 1906) Collection, Physics Department, Dartmouth College; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2002.

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