Thomson X-ray system

General Electric Company1896/1896

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

Early X-ray system developed by Elihu Thomson. It features a transformer in a wood box and a gas-filled X-ray tube.


  • Title: Thomson X-ray system
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1896/1896
  • Location: Lynn, Massachusetts
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Subject Keywords: Elihu Thomson, Electricity, Electrical industry, Inventors
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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