Rectal Electrode


The “McIntosh Chicago” inscription on this rectal electrode refers to the McIntosh Battery & Optical Co. The form was associated with Georges Apostoli (1847-1900), a French physician who specialized in gynecology.

Ref: A. Lapthorn Smith, “Georges Apostoli, M.D.,” in Annals of Gynecology and Pediatry 14 (1900-1901): 295-299.

Associated Name: Custis, Marvin A.Maker: McIntosh Battery & Optical Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Women's Health


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Credit Line: Gift of Eleanor P. Custis

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-07936Catalog Number: M-07936Accession Number: 223292

Object Name: ElectrodeOther Terms: Electrotherapeutic Apparatus, Electrode; Electrode; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 9 3/4 in x 1 in x 3/8 in; 24.765 cm x 2.54 cm x .9525 cm


Record Id: nmah_735299

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