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photofluoro unit

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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
995004043 a-c
Description
Cassette photofluoro unit which consists of a (a) a front section which is made of flat metal and slides in and out of (b) the black metal rectangular-shaped frame, which has two rectangular windows in the front and is backed with (c) solid metal back which is removable and held down with two rotat…
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Accession Number
995004043 a-c
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Cassette photofluoro unit which consists of a (a) a front section which is made of flat metal
and slides in and out of (b) the black metal rectangular-shaped frame, which has two rectangular
windows in the front and is backed with (c) solid metal back which is removable and held down
with two rotating pieces of metal which fit into grooves in the frame
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - sliding front piece - Size: Length 21.0 cm. x Width 7.1 cm.
b - frame - Size: Length 20.4 cm. x Width 9.2 cm.
c - back - Size: Length 17.2 cm. x Width 7.6 cm.
Maker
Fairchild X-Ray Equipment and Accessories - Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation
Site Made (City)
Syosset
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
1940's - 1950's (possibly more recent)
Material
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's name and logo appear on the outside frame (b)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-3
Condition Remarks
Photofluoro unit was dirty and dusty; there are minor chips in the paint on the back piece
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, MD; CD #4
Images
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