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Dates
1940
1949
circa 1940-1949
Collection
John Corson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
008028001 a-c
Description
Black and brown fabric covered x-ray apron with two removable adjustable shoulder straps attached by metal clips.
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Accession Number
008028001 a-c
Collection
John Corson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Textiles
Radiology -- instrumentation
Description
Black and brown fabric covered x-ray apron with two removable adjustable shoulder straps attached by metal clips.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - x-ray apron - Size: Length 90.1 cm x Width 63.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
b - left shoulder strap - Size: Length 70.5 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
c - right shoulder strap - Size: Length 66.8 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by John Corson's father.
Maker
General Electric X-Ray Corporation
Dates
1940
1949
circa 1940-1949
Date Remarks
Based on appraisal
Material
fabric: black, brown
metal: black, silver
plastic: black
ink: yellow
Inscriptions
Stamped on front of apron: "XRP APRON // MANUFACTURED FOR // GENERAL ELECTRIC // X-RAY CORPORATION // THIS APRON HAS X-RAY PROTECTION // EQUAL TO 0.3 MM. LEAD UP TO 8.5 KVI"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D2-3
Condition Remarks
Minor stains around perimiter of apron; minor rust on strap buckles
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
John Corson; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr. Corson was a graduate of University of Toronto School of Medicine, Class of 1941; operated his general practice in his Scarborough home from 1947-1983.
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X-ray tube holder

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
006030009
Description
Adjustable wooden clamp attached to a wooden rod.
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Accession Number
006030009
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Radiology -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Adjustable wooden clamp attached to a wooden rod.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Frank Mellow and used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it; it was last used therapeutically in 1940 by Dr. Mellow.
Maker
Waite & Bartlett Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Date based on research and donor's remarks
Material
wood: brown
cork: light brown
metal: grey, yellow
Permanent Location
North Gallery
Room 1013
Dimension Notes
Length 65.1 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The cork is beginning to stiffen; the wood is in excellent condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Associated with 006030001; electrostatic generating machine; "Static Electricity and the uses of the Roentgen Ray", W.B. Snow, 1903, p. 181
Research Facts
Used in conjunction with the adjustable stand when using the electrostatic generating machine; to hold the X-ray tube; to direct it in any direction for treatment; to keep the tube stable.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006.
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