X-Ray Tube


Glass x-ray tube with inscriptions that read in part “COOLIDGE TUBE / D140 / PATENTS PENDING / . . . / GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.” William David Coolidge (1873-1975) was an American physicist who worked for General Electric.

Date Made: 1917

Maker: General Electric Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1993.0235.01Catalog Number: 1993.0235.01Accession Number: 1993.0235

Object Name: X-Ray Tubetube, x-ray

Physical Description: metal, brass (overall material)wood (overall material)rubber (overall material)purple (overall color)glass (overall material)Measurements: average spatial: 31.5 cm x 18 cm x 34 cm; 12 3/8 in x 7 1/16 in x 13 3/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-b871-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1137859

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