Early X-ray tube, c. 1896.

Early X-ray tube, c 1896.
Large pear shaped x-ray tube of form originally used by Prof. Rontgen, manufactured in Germany about 1896. Inside of glass at end of tube eroded by bringing cathode rays to a focus with a magnet; on stand
 
Currently on display in:
Making the Modern World
Year made :
1895-1899
Inventory number :
1923-350