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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
1935.2.5
Description
Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1935.2.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
X-Rays
Description
Note: item is missing.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Dr. Charles Hayter Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
999027002
Description
Medal of William Conrad Roentgen; a relief profile of Roentgen's head on a metal coin-shaped object.
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Accession Number
999027002
Collection
Dr. Charles Hayter Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
X-Rays
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Medal of William Conrad Roentgen; a relief profile of Roentgen's head on a metal coin-shaped object.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by the St. Vincent de Paul Hospital in Brockville.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
Date based on the earliest possible
Material
metal: brown, grey
Inscriptions
Engraved on the recto"WILHELM CONRAD RONTGEN (on opposite side of medal) 1845-1923 (hidden on the bottom of his head) [Illeg,]ND" engraved on verso "UBCRREICHT DURCH // SIEMENS-REINGER-WERKE A.G. // ERLANGEN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-10
Dimension Notes
Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 11.5 cm
Condition Remarks
There is evidence of corrosion visible on the recto and verso of the medal; there is a light grey substance on the medal possibly a corrosion product; the back has an area of loss which is revealing the inside of the medal.
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 - Feb 2016.
Images
Less detail