X-Ray Tube fragment

Unknown Maker


about 1920

Thin glass sphere, with enclosed annode in enclosed tube protruding 6 cm on side, and open tube at right angle protruding 4 cm, and orthagonal to both a third narrow tube extending 39 cm, bending 90 degrees and going to stopcock (for evacuating the tube)

Overall: 5 7/8 in. (15 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


Dartmouth Medical School collection; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2007.

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