Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Letter of the Day: July 27 - early radiology?

Curatorial Records: Numbered Correspondence 1622


July 27, 1896


Queen & Co., Inc.,

1010 Chestnut St.,

Philadelphia, Pa.




Please forward to the Army Medical Museum at your earliest convenience, with bill: 1 Fluorescent screen, 11” x 14”, (tungstate of calcium) for use in contact with plate for lessening time of exposure – the screen to be made as fine as possible to prevent granulation.


Very respectfully,

D.L. Huntington

Deputy Surgeon General, U.S. Army,

In charge of Museum and Library Division.

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