Radium Emanator

Description:

Wooden box with metal tag that reads “NATIONAL RADIUM EMANATOR / MANUFACTURED BY AND THE PROPERTY OF / NATIONAL RADIUM PRODUCTS CO. / NEW YORK CITY.”

Ref: Herbert Savoye, "Apparatus for Preparing Artificial Radioactive Water" U.S. Patent 1,452,709 (April 24, 1923), assigned to the American Radium Appliance Company.

“Merril Eisenbud, 82, Safety Expert Known for Work on Atomic Energy,” New York Times (Aug. 21, 1997), p. D19.

Date Made: ca 1923-1930

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

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Credit Line: Merril Eisenbud, M.D.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0284.01Accession Number: 1986.0284Catalog Number: 1986.0284.01Patent Number: 1,452,709

Object Name: radium emanatordevice for irradiating drinking water

Measurements: overall: 29 cm x 28 m x 16 cm; 11 13/32 in x 91 7/8 ft x 6 5/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-3530-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1399698

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