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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004049
Description
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…
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Accession Number
995004049
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
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 the timer has a [?] cm electric cord coming out of it; the top back
of the timer has a metal attachment which allows it to be hung
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Liebel-Florsheim Company
Site Made (City)
Cincinatti
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
plastic: white; black
Inscriptions
The front of the timer has a dial and scale 0-12 seconds; it also reads, "The Liebel Florsheim
Co. Patents No. 1,677,107 1,547,442"; hanging hook has the number 84779 stamped into the back
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.0 cm. x Width: 7.5 cm. x Depth: 7.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Timer was dusty and dirty; the electric cord was not tested, but the timer will go if set
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg MD; CD #4
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hand-held fluoroscope

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004001 a-b
Description
Hand-held fluoroscope consisting of a) the fluoroscope X-ray screen which is a funnelshaped box (cloth-covered wood) with a screen made of glass and plastic (?) at the wide end and a fake fur-covered viewing section at the narrow end; (b) a removable wooden handle which attaches to a metal hardware…
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Accession Number
995004001 a-b
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Fluoroscopy -- instrumentation
Description
Hand-held fluoroscope consisting of a) the fluoroscope X-ray screen which is a funnelshaped box (cloth-covered wood) with a screen made of glass and plastic (?) at the wide end and a fake fur-covered viewing section at the narrow end; (b) a removable wooden handle which attaches to a metal hardware attachment on the bottom of the fluoroscope.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - fluoroscope - Size: Length 32.0 cm. x Width 24.0 cm. x Depth 24.0 cm.
b - fluoroscope handle - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 3.2 cm.
Maker
Patterson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
wood: black (paint)
metal: silver
glass: clear
plastic: clear
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Fluoroscope was very dusty; the wooden handle which was intended to screw on and off does not stay on; the "fake fur" around the eyepiece is deteriorating and there are "bald" patches; (2) the fake fur and leather appear stable and have suffered no further damage; the paint on the wooden frame is worn and scratched, and the paint in the top proper left corner is completely worn; the fluoroscope was dusty; the glass/plastic screen had approximately seven shallow scratches in its surface, and a smudge of what appears to be adhesive in the top centre area of the screen.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Gregg M.D.; Bernie Ziomkiewicz
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006 - Feb 2016.
Spring 1998-Sept. 17, 2002: on exhibit in Kingston General Hospital Hall of Honour in "The Advent of X-rays"
Images
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