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Glass Negative - Spark X-Ray Apparatus Built at 'Alma' by Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Nov 1901 Image Reg. No: MM 030192

Summary:
Home-made x-ray apparatus designed and built by Dr Thomas Beckett at his residence and surgery, Alma, 180 High Street Northcote, Victoria.

Photograph by Thomas Beckett, 31 August 1901.

Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
Description Of Content:
24' spark, x-ray apparatus built at 'Alma'. ( n ).
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: medical equipment, radiography, x-ray equipment
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Technology
Tertiary Classification: x-ray equipment
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 31 Aug 1901
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 31 Aug 1901

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