Grosse Flamme X-Ray Machine


X-ray machine developed in 1904 by Albert B. Koett, a founder of the Kelley-Koett Manufacturing Co. in Covington, Ky. Its 12-inch spark was particularly large for the time. An inscription reads "Grosse Flamme."

Maker: Kelley-Koett Manufacturing Company Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Kentucky, Covington

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Credit Line: Kelley-Koett Manufacuturing Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-06479Catalog Number: M-06479Accession Number: 175394

Object Name: Machine, X-Rayx-ray machineOther Terms: Machine, X-Ray; Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 58 in x 22 in x 42 in; 147.32 cm x 55.88 cm x 106.68 cm


Record Id: nmah_735045

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