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radium container (?); radium cell

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Object Name:
radium container
radium container (?)
radium cell
ID Number:
1993.0262.16
Catalog number:
1993.0262.16
Accession number:
1993.0262
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-08a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1833111
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Toa Radium Company Tiles

Maker:
Toa Radium Company, Ltd.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 m x 18 m; 59 1/16 ft x 59 1/16 ft
overall: 18 m x 18 m; 59 1/16 ft x 59 1/16 ft
Object Name:
bath tiles, radium therapy
Place made:
Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo
Japan: Japan
Associated Place:
Japan
Date made:
1950's
ID Number:
2016.0036.02
Catalog number:
2016.0036.02
Accession number:
2016.0036
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National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5013-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1805527
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Toa Radium Longlife Pillow

Maker:
Toa Radium Company, Ltd.  Search this
Physical Description:
ceramic (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
foam (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 14 in; 18.415 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
pillow, radium therapy
Place made:
Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo
Date made:
1950's
ID Number:
2016.0036.03
Catalog number:
2016.0036.03
Accession number:
2016.0036
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5014-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1805528
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Toa Radium Company Tiles

Maker:
Toa Radium Company, Ltd.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 m x 18 m; 59 1/16 ft x 59 1/16 ft
overall: 18 m x 18 m; 59 1/16 ft x 59 1/16 ft
Object Name:
bath tiles, radium therapy
Place made:
Japan
Japan: Japan
Associated Place:
Japan
Date made:
1950's
ID Number:
2016.0036.01
Catalog number:
2016.0036.01
Accession number:
2016.0036
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5012-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1805526
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Radium Chloride

Measurements:
overall: 3 1/8 in x 1 in x 1 in; 7.9375 cm x 2.54 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
homeopathic preparation
Radium Chloride
radium chloride
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN82863X07
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-42bd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_723031
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Radium Chloride

Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 9.525 cm x 3.175 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
homeopathic preparation
Radium Chloride
radium chloride
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN82863X08
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-42d0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_723032
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Phillips Radium Sample

Maker:
Phillips, Alexander H.  Search this
Object Name:
Radium Sample
ID Number:
1913.55412.01
Accession number:
55412
Catalog number:
1913.55412.01
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ecae-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_334894
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Phillips Radium Sample

Object Name:
radium sample
ID Number:
1913.55412.02
Accession number:
55412
Catalog number:
1913.55412.02
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
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National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e8f9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_334895
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Phillips Radium Sample

Object Name:
radium sample
ID Number:
1913.55412.03
Accession number:
55412
Catalog number:
1913.55412.03
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-eeb0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_334896

Radium

Object Name:
lithograph
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN79726N02
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1efc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_700115

National Radium Emanator

Measurements:
overall: 29 cm x 28 m x 16 cm; 11 13/32 in x 91 7/8 ft x 6 5/16 in
Object Name:
radium emanator
device for irradiating drinking water
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1923-1930
Credit Line:
Merril Eisenbud, M.D.
ID Number:
1986.0284.01
Accession number:
1986.0284
Catalog number:
1986.0284.01
Patent number:
1,452,709
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-3530-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1399698
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Radium-Kamm Hepo

Physical Description:
bakelite (comb material)
lead foil (strips material)
Measurements:
overall, comb: 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; .3175 cm x 16.51 cm x 3.81 cm
overall, box: 1 1/2 in x 8 1/8 in x 2 in; 3.81 cm x 20.6375 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Comb, Radio-Kamm-Hepo
comb, radium therapy
Credit Line:
Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Food and Drug Administration
ID Number:
MG.M-12131
Catalog number:
M-12131
Accession number:
274347
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9793-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_733151
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Radium Detector - L.M. Karnasch - San Francisco

Physical Description:
yellow (overall color)
gray (overall color)
paper (overall material)
Object Name:
Radium Detector
radium detector
Credit Line:
Gift of New York Academy of Medicine, through Steven A. Pelovitz, Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs
ID Number:
1993.0262.05
Catalog number:
1993.0262.05
Accession number:
1993.0262
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Medicine and Science: Pharmacy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-d03a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1143146
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Radium clock

Physical Description:
glass plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 4 in; 12.7 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
glass plate negative
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
PG.67.88.00221
Accession number:
270586
Publisher number:
CH78968
Catalog number:
67.88.00221
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-ad31-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_755891

Radium Ampoule, Wider

Physical Description:
radium (overall material)
light brown (overall color)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
estimated from images: 1 5/8 in x 7/16 in; 4.0894 cm x 1.1176 cm
Object Name:
Pharmaceutical, Vial of
ampoule, radium therapy
Other Terms:
Pharmaceutical, Vial of; Pharmaceutical; Powder
Associated place:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Credit Line:
Gift of New York Academy of Medicine, through Steven A. Pelovitz, Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs
ID Number:
1993.0262.03
Catalog number:
1993.0262.03
Accession number:
1993.0262
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-c8b1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1143143
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Radium Ampoule, Longer

Physical Description:
radium (overall material)
light brown (overall color)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
estimated from images: 1 9/16 in x 3/16 in; 3.9878 cm x .4826 cm
Object Name:
Pharmaceutical, Vial of
ampoule, radium therapy
Other Terms:
Pharmaceutical, Vial of; Pharmaceutical; Powder
Credit Line:
Gift of New York Academy of Medicine, through Steven A. Pelovitz, Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs
ID Number:
1993.0262.02
Catalog number:
1993.0262.02
Accession number:
1993.0262
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Medicine and Science: Pharmacy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-c8b0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1143142

Radium Ampoule, Shorter

Physical Description:
radium (overall material)
light brown (overall color)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
estimated from images: 3/4 in x 5/32 in; 1.8796 cm x .381 cm
Object Name:
Pharmaceutical, Vial of
ampoule, radium therapy
Other Terms:
Pharmaceutical, Vial of; Pharmaceutical; Powder
Credit Line:
Gift of New York Academy of Medicine, through Steven A. Pelovitz, Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs
ID Number:
1993.0262.01
Catalog number:
1993.0262.01
Accession number:
1993.0262
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Medicine and Science: Pharmacy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-c99f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1143140

"The Radium Gas Lighter"

Physical Description:
wire, iron (holder material)
spongy platinum (igniter material)
ink (flyer; box material)
paper (flyer material)
pasteboard (boc material)
Measurements:
overall: 5/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 17.145 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
lighter, gas
Other Terms:
Lighter, Radium Gas; Fire Making Apparatus
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1915 - 1920
Subject:
Household Tools and Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Walter Hough
ID Number:
DL.316258
Catalog number:
316258
Accession number:
66474
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d0b0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_308668
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Radium Ore Revigator

Measurements:
overall: 31 cm x 33 cm; 12 7/32 in x 13 in
overall: 12 in x 9 1/4 in; 30.48 cm x 23.495 cm
Object Name:
medication jar
x-ray equipment
Patent date:
16-07-1912
Credit Line:
Gift of the American College of Radiology
ID Number:
1978.0435.122
Accession number:
1978.0435
Catalog number:
1978.0435.122
Collector/donor number:
3700
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-840e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802670
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Radium Bromide 12X

Maker:
Boericke & Tafel  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 3 in x 3 in; 20.32 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
homeopathic preparation, bottle of
Credit Line:
Gift of Boericke and Tafel Pharmacy
ID Number:
MG.311682.2085
Accession number:
311682
Catalog number:
311682.2085
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-66e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1412106

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