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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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