Item Details

Violetta Electrotherapy Machine

Bleadon-Dun Co.
Online; Physical Object
Metal; Glass (Material); Wood (Plant Material); Cloth
Electrotherapy machine is in a case with metal clasps and a leather handle. The case contains one Tesla coil transformer with electric cord, 6 glass electrodes with metal tips (one electrode includes a sticker that says, John Wanamaker 1.00 Philadelphia). The transformer has a metal plate which reads, Violetta Man'f'd. by Bleadon-Dun Co. Chicago, Ill. Patent Pending, 110 volts A.C. or D.C. The inside of the box lid has a guarantee from the Bleadon-Dun Co. of Chicago, IL. The item belonged to Mary Gibson's father, Joseph L. Eckenrode.
Date Created
circa 1900 - 1949
8.3 x 32 x 19.5 cm
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
Logo for In Copyright - Non-Commercial Use PermittedIn Copyright - Non-Commercial Use Permitted

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