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William Conrad Roentgen 1845-1923 [print]

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Dates
1945
1950
circa 1945-1950
Collection
Dr. Charles Hayter Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
999027001
Description
Reproduction colour print bust portrait of William Conrad Roentgen in a simple wooden frame.
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Accession Number
999027001
Collection
Dr. Charles Hayter Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Description
Reproduction colour print bust portrait of William Conrad Roentgen in a simple wooden frame.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by the St. Vincent de Paul Hospital in Brockville.
Maker
GE X-ray Corporation
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1950
circa 1945-1950
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the artifact
Material
wood: brown
paper: off white
ink: blue, black, red, white, brown
Inscriptions
Reproduced on the print with ink, "copyright symbol 1945 // G.E. X-RAY CORPN., Chicago // Othmar Hoffler //" written on the matting surrounding the print " William Conrad Roentgen // 1845-1923"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005 2005-2-1
Length
45.6 cm
Width
38.5 cm
Depth
2.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The frame is in good condition from the front; the framers tape is beginning to pull away from the back top right corner; the matting is dirty; the print is also dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Internet: "William Konrad Roentgen, University of Chicago, Department of Neurology"
Research Facts
William Roentgen discovered x-rays in 1895 through many years of experimentation; he was awarded the Nobel prize for this discovery in 1901; he was born and educated in Germany.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006.
Images
Less detail