X Ray History

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museum-of-artifacts: “ Skull of a Roman legionary. Interesting find from the Roman period, from the present-day France. Skull of a Roman legionary, who died during the wars of Gaul, about the year 52 BC. Dated to the first century BC. Death was. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, La Danse Macabre, Alexandre Le Grand, Post Mortem, Roman Soldiers, Roman History, French History, Mystery Of History

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strangeremains: “ Skull, found in France, with a knife still embedded it it. The skull belonged to a Roman solider who died during the Gallic Wars, ca. 52BC. It was on display at the Museo Rocsen in...

☤ MD ☞✪ X-ray machines were invented in They were used to try to diagnose TB. This X-ray shows a tuberculosis patient. It came from Babies Hospital on Wrightsville Sound, near Wilmington. Medical History, Medical Equipment, Thats The Way, Medical Conditions, Human Body, Science, Inventions, Macabre, Nurses

X-ray of Child

X-ray machines were invented in 1895. They were used to try to diagnose TB. This X-ray shows a tuberculosis patient. It came from Babies Hospital on Wrightsville Sound, near Wilmington. Date: March 31, 1930 CFM 1980.007.0010 Gift of Mollie Stanley

“Before the availability of the tape recorder and during the when vinyl was scarce, people in the Soviet Union began making records of banned Western music on discarded x-rays. With the help of a special device, banned bootlegged. Save Rock And Roll, Rock N Roll, Radios, Bones Music, Ray Film, Noragami, Soviet Union, Art Plastique, Pop Music

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Before the availability of the tape recorder and during the 1950s, when vinyl was scarce, people in the Soviet Union began making records of banned Western music on discarded x-rays. With the help of...

Physicist Wilhelm Röntgen, born March detected wavelength electromagnetic radiation, resulting in the discovery of x-rays, or Rontgen rays as we used to say. Philosophy Of Science, String Theory, Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Physics, Physicist, Nobel Prize, High Society, New Jersey, Science And Technology

The Hermitage

Rima Staines is an artist using paint, wood, word, music, animation, puppetry & story to attempt to...

Pose for making dental x-rays. “It is often expedient to have the patient remove the coat and collar for this pose.” From Howard R. Raper’s Elementary and dental radiography, 1913 - Freakin' scary. Dental Humor, Dental Hygiene, Design Japonais, Medical Photography, Dental Art, Instruments, Dental Assistant, Medical History, Interesting History

Sutured Infection

An appreciative and varied trove of things historical, medical, and unusual.

X-ray machines were in most shoe stores in the to see if the new shoes fit properly! I loved going into the shoe store to look at the bones in my feet. Instruments, Vintage Medical, Vintage Ads, Medical History, Interesting History, The Good Old Days, Vintage Handbags, New Shoes, Childhood Memories

When X-rays were given in shoe stores

History contains many examples of medical functions performed by frighteningly unqualified people. Barbers once were also dentists. Whoever was the oldest lady in the village was also a midwife. And x-rays were shot through children's feet - by shoe store attendants.

☤ MD ☞☆☆☆ Top: Screening adult men for tuberculosis with radiography. Bottom: The chest of the man being screened above, clear of tuberculosis or other abscesses. Radiography and the ‘X’ Rays in Practice and in Theory. Oral Health, Dental Health, Medical Photography, Medical Photos, Human Oddities, How To Prevent Cavities, Best Teeth Whitening, Vintage Medical, Mystery Of History

Biomedical Ephemera, or: A Frog for Your Boils: Photo

A blog for all biological and medical ephemera, from the age of Abraham through the era of medical quackery and cure-all nostrums. Featuring illustrations, history, and totally useless trivia from the diverse realms of nature and medicine. Buy me a coffee so I can stay up and keep the lights on around here! Biomedical Ephemera by Arallyn is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. See a random post!

they used these back in the to check if your kids' shoes fit right or not. before they knew about the side effects of xrays. this was another item i was super excited about - have always wanted to see one! The New Puma Men's Osu Nm Running Shoe Chicago Christmas, Radiologic Technology, Rad Tech, Vintage Medical, Childhood Toys, Medical Care, Dentistry, Dental, Medicine

X-ray shoe fitter, c. 1920-1950. Collection of the International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago.

In Great Ormond Street Hospital acquired its first X-ray machine and opened its first Radiography Unit Ray Day, Medical Photos, Hospice Nurse, Hospital Photos, Medical Imaging, Vintage Medical, Strange History, Medical History, Skin Care Treatments

In 1903, Great Ormond Street Hospital acquired its first X-ray machine and opened its first Radiography Unit #GOSHistory

This is the featured Lancaster General Hospital photo from the past. Anyone remember when X-ray machines looked like this? Vintage Nurse, Vintage Medical, Hospital Photos, Best Hospitals, Medical Imaging, General Hospital, Plastic Surgery, Lancaster, Dentistry

This is one of several photos taken at Lancaster General Hospital in the late 1940s promoting its variety of services. Here a young patient with an arm injury is preparing for an X-ray.

This is one of several photos taken at Lancaster General Hospital in the late 1940s promoting its variety of services. Here a young patient with an arm injury is preparing for an X-ray.

Articulated carved oak skeleton made circa 1680 [substantially brightened because for some weird reason, it was pinning so dark you could hardly see it] Skeleton For Sale, Get Up And Walk, Skeletons, Macabre, Victorian Era, Natural History, Folklore, Crosses, Skulls

Anatomical Practice – Skeleton on Show AA&ADA Fair Melbourne

Articulated carved oak skeleton made circa 1680 [substantially brightened because for some weird reason, it was pinning so dark you could hardly see it]