Patient being x-rayed with portable x-ray while Dr. A. Powell Davies looks on

Title

Patient being x-rayed with portable x-ray while Dr. A. Powell Davies looks on

Subject

Polish Medical Mission

Description

X-ray had become such a critical piece of equipment since WWI that it was one of the first pieces of equipment that needed to be imported to the hospital. Just a few decades earlier, Röntgen rays (X-ray) was discovered in 1895, and the phenomenon became quickly utilized to create diagnostic instrumentation, especially useful for lung and bone conditions, two parts of of the body that is particularly important for miners.

Creator

Alex Chen

Source

Work 19. USCA, Audiovisual Records, Photographs, 1941-1986, bMS 16181/5 (7) , Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard University

Date

1947

Rights

Andover-Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Archives

Type

Photograph

Files

16674037.jpeg

Citation

Alex Chen, “Patient being x-rayed with portable x-ray while Dr. A. Powell Davies looks on,” Mapping Cultural Space Across Eurasia, accessed November 30, 2022, https://eurasia.omeka.fas.harvard.edu/items/show/907.

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