Label on box top reads: "Ilford Special Lantern Plates H. + D. 9"; written in ink on the box top is, "These were the first lipiodol studies in England for H. Cairns (Sir) C.P. Symonds (Sir) Julian Taylor, E.L. Kingston Riddoch, etc."; written on box side in pencil: "Lipiodol (Spine)"
Storage Room 0010
(a) Cardboard box top is broken at the two lower corners; the whole box appears to be very acidic and the covering paper is flaking off in some areas; (b-q) slides are dusty and have fingerprints on them; there are no broken, chipped, cracked or scratched slides
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; CD #4
Early valve rectifier tube which consists of a cylindrical glass tube with a rounded centre; the glass tube has two plastic-capped ends, the top end has a short metal rod sticking out of it; the bottom end has a screw attachment (similar to a light bulb) coming out of it; there are cylindrical meta…
Early Coolidge tube housing which consists of a cylindrical bakelite tube with open ends; the ends are made of metal (one is chrome-plated); the centre of the tube has a ridge chromed metal section with a round opening which has red glass at the bottom and allows the centre of the tube to be seen.
Rectifier tube which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass tube with cylindrical metal pieces within; the top of the tube is capped with a black plastic piece (cracked) from which the top of a glass tube emerges; there are also six screw holes; the bottom of the tube is capped with a black plasti…
X-ray tube which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass tube with cylindrical metal pieces within (and a small amount of oil); the top of the tube is capped with a black plastic piece from which the top of a glass tube emerges; there are also seven screw holes, two of which have cloth-covered wires…
Large cylindrical brown glass hollow tube which widens in the centre and has cylindrical metal pieces within; the bottom of the tube has a cylindrical metal rod with a screw attachment sticking out of it; the top of the tube has a black plastic cap which has four short metal rods coming out of it a…
X-ray collimator which consists of a long painted metal base which has a long projecting thin section on one side and widens out at the other (almost key-shaped); the wide end has a square hole cut into it and plates which go in both directions over top; there is a knob at the thin end which contro…
Intensifying x-ray screen, which consists of an outer rectangular metal frame with an inner section which is hinged at the top, has a lifting handle at the bottom and a metal bar across the middle which turns to lock the inner section into the frame; the flat painted middle piece of metal has felt …
Length: 25.2 cm. x Width: 19.8 cm. x Depth: 1.7 cm.
The screen was dirty and dusty; (2) the top surface of the screen had many shallow scratches in it from heavy use; this does not appear to be a result of its exhibit history; the metal frame is also worn from use , and there is a spot of inactive corrosion on the one short side from a fingerprint, 1.2 cm x 1.7 cm; there are smaller dark smudges from handling and use over approximately 10% of the frame; on the reverse side the exposed felt is moderately frayed; there were no signs of active corrosion; the paint on the hinges of the backing plate was worn.
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, MD; CD #6
The intensifying screen had x-ray film put inside and was then placed under the patient for
x-raying; the intensifying zinc sulfide in the screen allowed for shorter exposure times
Spring 1998-Sept. 17, 2002: on exhibit in KGH Hall of Honour in "The Advent of X-rays"
Timer which consists of a rounded black bakelite case with a flat round metal scale and timer (in seconds 0-12) pointer on the front; the top of the timer has a round white button which stops the x-ray exposure when at 0; the sides of the timer have grooves which enable it to be held; the bottom of…
Film magazine which consists of a hollow rectangular metal box (hinged at the top) with a scale of footage remaining at the top and an open and close key at the bottom as well as a camera lens; inside are two film reels with a film on them; the lid has a threading diagram on the inside of it
Film magazine which consists of a hollow rectangular metal box (hinged at the top) with a scale of footage remaining at the top and an open and close key at the bottom as well as a camera lens; inside are two film reels with a film on them; the lid has a threading
Cathode filament assembly from an early X-ray tube, which consists of a cylindrical base which bulbs out of the bottom; the base is hollow and open at the top to show the remains of a glass tube; curled wire and two rubber (?)-covered wires leading out (one green, one black)
Anode filament assembly from an early X-ray tube, which consists of a funnel-shaped tube which is open at the wide end; likely copper with a tungsten insert; the open wide end reveals the inside of the tube and a cylindrical metal tube within; the closed end is heavy and diagonally slanted
Portable x-ray viewer which consists of two pieces of brown bookbinding cloth-covered wood (?) hinged together with gold-coloured metal hinges; the front piece has a piece of frosted grey glass set into it; the back has two cylindrical silver-coloured metal knobs coming out of it and a cloth strip …
Transistor which consists of a cylindrical base which is made of copper with a black plastic coating on the outside; the inside of the base has screw threads which allow the transistor to be screwed onto something; coming out from the top of the base are three wires (4.5 cm in length)
Small electric motor which consists of rectangular laminated steel plates (31) with a roll of wire around a black plastic casing at the front and a brass section at the back which contains round moving parts; the back has a piece of coated wood screwed on; the bottom has two strips of coated cloth …
Embossed on storage canister: "PROPERTY OF EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK"; Hand printed on top of cannister. "INSIDE // STORY // MEDICAL"; Embossed on film reel : "PROPERTY // OF // NBC // PLASTIC REEL CORPORATION OF AMERICA"; handwritten on top of container: "P. C. L."
Coolidge transformer which consists of a metal base with 28 screw holes, indicating it was attached to something at some point; the middle of the base has a hole cut out of it which measures 8 cm in diameter and is surrounded with cork; onto the base is attached two vertical bars with a cloth-cover…