X-Ray Tube


Cold cathode glass x-ray tube with gas auto regulation (probably asbestos), and “MACALASTER, WIGGIN CO. / CHICAGO, ILL. / TUNGSTEN TARGET / 72407” inscriptions. The Macalaster, Wiggin Co. was established in Boston in 1898, and acquired a second facility in Chicago in 1910

Associated Dates: 1982 01

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, ChicagoAssociated Place: United States: California, Los Angeles

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Credit Line: Albert Soiland Cancer Foundation, Southern California Cancer Center

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0588.02Catalog Number: 1981.0588.02Accession Number: 1981.0588

Object Name: X-Ray Tubetube, x-ray

Physical Description: glass (overall material)purple (overall color)Measurements: overall: 25.5 cm x 58.5 cm x 21 cm; 10 1/16 in x 23 1/16 in x 8 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-06ec-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1052557

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