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Coolidge tube housing

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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004022
Description
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.
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Accession Number
995004022
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
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.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Coolidge - General Electric
Site Made (City)
Milwaukee
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
glass: red
Inscriptions
Centre of the tube housing has maker's marks - "1 [inside circle]" G.E. symbol and the
words "Coolidge Tube"; the other mark is Victor symbol and the words "Made in U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 46.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Tube was dirty and dusty; the chrome sections show some wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; CD #4
Images
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