Item Details

Gas X-Ray Tube

Victor Macalaster Wiggin Company
Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Glass (Material); Metal; Wood (Plant Material)
Summary
Gas X-ray tube on a wooden stand. Engraved on glass: "Victor, Macalaster Wiggin Co., Trade Mark, Made in Boston, Tungsten, 478." Macalaster Wiggin Co. merged with Victor Electric Co. and later became General Electric Co. This item was given in honor of Theodore E. Keats, M.D., F.A.C.R., Chair of the UVa Department of Radiology from 1963-1991.
Date Created
1916; circa 1916
Description
21 x 55 x 16.5 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts01741
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