Violet Ray Machine

Violet Ray Machine

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Description
This violet ray machine came to Smithsonian in 1930. The “The Gibson Co. / WASHINGTON, D.C.” inscription refers to a firm that was established by William Gibson, that offered surgical and medical instruments and apparatus, and that was in business by 1917.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Electrotherapeutic Apparatus, Violet Ray
electrotherapeutic apparatus
violet ray
Other Terms
Electrotherapeutic Apparatus; Electrotherapeutic Apparatus, Violet Ray; Kit, Electrotherapeutic; Medicine
maker
Gibson Company
Gibson Guitar Corp.
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Measurements
overall: 7.5 cm x 32 cm x 18.3 cm; 2 15/16 in x 12 5/8 in x 7 3/16 in
ID Number
MG.M-09459
catalog number
M-09459
accession number
228483
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Emily Coeyman
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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