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Stanford X-ray stereoscope

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004067
Description
X-ray stereoscope which consists of a painted metal base with four legs from which comes up a central support; on either side of this support are hollow metal boxes with three fluorescent light bulbs inside and a blue glass cover over top; on top of the cover are metal rods with wooden rollers (for…
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Accession Number
995004067
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
X-ray stereoscope which consists of a painted metal base with four legs from which comes up a central support; on either side of this support are hollow metal boxes with three fluorescent
light bulbs inside and a blue glass cover over top; on top of the cover are metal rods with wooden rollers (for holding x-rays onto the glass); there is also a viewing hood which moves up and down and has two mirrored eyepieces.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Fred W. Borden, M.D.
Site Made (City)
San Jose
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
1940's-1950's
Material
metal: silver
glass: light blue
paint: black
wood: stained black
Inscriptions
Label on viewing hood reads: "Stanford X-Ray Stereoscope Type J14F Patents 1891498 1956822
Fred W. Borden, M.D. Designer and Manufacturer San Jose, California, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-9-2
Dimension Notes
Width 81.3 cm. x Depth 60.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The stereoscope was very dirty and dusty; one of the sheets of glass is broken into three
pieces
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; Nancy Chisholm; CD #1
Images
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