19th century X-ray machine

19th century X-ray machine

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Credit: OTIS HISTORICAL ARCHIVES, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HEALTH AND MEDICINE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: 19th century X-ray machine. This machine, built by Otis Clapp and Son of Providence, Rhode Island, USA, dates to circa 1896. Within 6 months of the announcement of the discovery of X-rays in 1895 they were being used for medical diagnostics.

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