First x-ray image of a human hand

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen1895-12-20

German Röntgen Museum

German Röntgen Museum
Remscheid, Germany

X-ray image of the hand of Röntgen's wife Anna  Bertha, taken by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen in his laboratory in Würzburg on 22nd December 1895.


  • Title: First x-ray image of a human hand
  • Creator: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
  • Date Created: 1895-12-20
  • Location Created: Würzburg, Germany
  • Type: X-rays
  • Medium: photo plate

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