McIntosh No. 5 Polysine Electrotherapy Unit

McIntosh No. 5 Polysine Electrotherapy Unit

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Description
The McIntosh Electrical Corporation of Chicago, successor to the McIntosh Battery & Optical Co., made apparatus for physiotherapy. This example is a high voltage, low current machine. An inscription on the face reads “THE MCINTOSH NO. 5 / POLYSINE / TRADE MARK U.S. PAT. OFF. APP. FOR / SER. NO... / OPERATES ON DIRECT CURRENT / MFD. BY / MCINTOSH.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
table plate, Faradic
Other Terms
table plate, Faradic; Diagnostic Medicine
date made
ca 1911
ca 1920
maker
McIntosh Electrical Corporation
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/2 in x 19 1/4 in x 20 in; 29.21 cm x 48.895 cm x 50.8 cm
bag of attachments: 15 in x 10 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 38.1 cm x 27.305 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
MG.318933.01
catalog number
318933.01
serial number
1033
accession number
318933
Credit Line
Gift of Zachary H. Wolff, Esq.
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