993.990.1: Hand Fluoroscope, c. 1920

Additional Images

993.990.1: Hand Fluoroscope.
Image No. 3199 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Patterson X-ray hand-held fluoroscope. Pyramid-shaped hood with a fluoroscopic screen attached to widest end [8x10 inch viewing area] with plastic protection sheet. The smaller end of the hood, the viewing port, is curved with a furred cushion. The handle is missing. Manufacturer's plaque attached 'Patterson X-RAY Screens'.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.990.1
Collection: Radiomedicine
Date: c. 1920

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 29.2 cm
  • Height: 32.5 cm
  • Width: 24.4 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • fabric,
  • glass,
  • plastic,
  • steel,
  • textile,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Patterson Screen Company