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  • U.S.
    Monday Feb 3, 1896

    X-ray

    Collecting the results of X-rays of fractured wrist

    U.S.
    Monday Feb 3, 1896

    On 3 February 1896 Gilman Frost, professor of medicine at the college, and his brother Edwin Frost, professor of physics, exposed the wrist of Eddie McCarthy, whom Gilman had treated some weeks earlier for a fracture, to the X-rays and collected the resulting image of the broken bone on gelatin photographic plates obtained from Howard Langill, a local photographer also interested in Röntgen's work.




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