Rectal Electrode


Rectal electrode associated with Mary Cushman Rice (d. 1920), a Vermont-born graduate of the Women’s Medical School of the N.W., and Professor of Gynecology and Clinician in the Illinois School of Electro-Therapeutics.

Ref: Mary Cushman Rice, Electricity in Gynecology (Chicago, 1909).

“Dr. Mary Cushman Rice,” in Illinois Medical Journal 37 (1920): 299.

Associated Name: Custis, Marvin A.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Women's History

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Credit Line: Gift of Eleanor P. Custis

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-07935Catalog Number: M-07935Accession Number: 223292.153223292

Object Name: Electrode, RectalelectrodeOther Terms: Electrode, Rectal; Electrode; Electrotherapeutic Apparatus, Electrode; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 5.9 cm x 4 cm; 2 5/16 in x 1 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_735294

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