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LL/36725
Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen
The shadows of a concealed wire wound on a wooden spool, viewed through x-ray. Photoprint from radiograph by W.K. von Röntgen, 1895.
1895
X-ray
18.1 x 13 cm
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (V0029524, Library reference no.: ICV No 30004)
 
LL/36725

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LL/36726
Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen
Unloading apparatus with leaden cage, viewed under x-ray. Photoprint from radiograph by W.K. von Röntgen
1895
X-ray
18.1 x 13 cm
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (V0029521, Library reference no.: ICV No 30001)
 
LL/36726

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LL/6838
Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen
X-ray picture of the hand of Alfred von Kolliker
1896, 23 January
X-ray
 
Location and source information requested
[Public domain image]
 
LL/6838

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LL/79745
William Williams Keen
The Eye of a Needle Plainly Visible Through the Thumb
1896, March (published)
X-ray (skiagram)
 
Private collection of Dan Weinstock
 
LL/79745 [Further details available]

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LL/79747
William Williams Keen
Hand and wrist of an uninjected cadaver, into palmar aspect of which a needle and two buckshot were thrust.
1896, March (published)
X-ray
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
 
LL/79747 [Further details available]

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LL/58666
Alan Archibald Campbell Swinton
X-ray photograph of the hand of William Crookes
1896, 26 June (dated on print)
Photograph, x-ray
 
The Royal Society
Product code: RS-9840
 
LL/58666 [Further details available]

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LL/81554
Unidentified photographer
Hand X-Ray
1897
Gelatin silver print
9 1/2 x 7 1/2 ins (24.13 x 19.05 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.3406
 
LL/81554

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LL/92268
Unidentified photographer
X-ray of a man made in the Istituto di Fisica at the University of Pisa
1902, April
X-ray
 
Private collection of Marco Trinei
 
LL/92268

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LL/36727
Sir Arthur Schuster
The bones of a frog, viewed through x-ray; revealing a healing fracture on one of the hind legs. Photoprint from radiograph after Sir Arthur Schuster, 1896.
1895
X-ray
16.4 x 12 cm
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (V0029531, Library reference no.: ICV No 30011)
 
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LL/36728
Sir Arthur Schuster
A snake in the process of swallowing a small mammal, probably a mouse, viewed through x-ray. Photoprint from radiograph after Sir Arthur Schuster, 1896.
1895
X-ray
20.7 x 15.5 cm
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (V0029552, Library reference no.: ICV No 30032)
 
LL/36728 [Further details available]

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LL/1719
Josef Maria Eder
Aesculap-Snake
1896
Photogravure (Early X-Ray)
27.5 x 22 cm (11 x 8.5 )
 
Galerie Johannes Faber
 
LL/1719

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LL/50386
Josef Maria Eder
Zwei Goldfische und ein Seefisch (Christiceps argentatus)
1886
Photogravure print from x-ray negative
19 x 14 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company; ex-collection of Josef Maria Eder
 
LL/50386

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LL/6477
Eder & Valenta
X-ray study of two goldfish and a saltwater fish
1896
Photogravure
 
British Library
© British Library
 
LL/6477

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LL/82531
Unidentified photographer
X-ray photos of a salamander and crawfish
1890s
X-ray
8.5 x 15.5 cm
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Photography, 6 June 2018, Lot: 4103
 
LL/82531 [Further details available]

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LL/62547
Sandra J. Raredon
Enchelynassa canina
2009 (?)
X-ray
 
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Sandra J. Raredon, Division of Fishes, NMNH
 
LL/62547 [Further details available]

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LL/7527
Ernst Sonntag
Graphic effects caused by x-rays
1896
X-ray
 
Location and source information requested
[Further information sought]
 
LL/7527

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LL/7200
Albert Peignot
Radiographie de divers modeles de tubes de Crookes et de Geisler
1896, July
Aristotype
23 x 17 cm
 
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie
Estampes et Photographie. Eo 313b bo¯te folio. Don du liquidateur de l'Association du musée des photographies documentaires, 1907
 
LL/7200

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LL/79258
Capitaine René Colson (1853-1941)
X-Ray photograph taken at a meeting of the Société Française de Photographie , 7 February 1896
1896, 7 February
Collotype
18.1 x 12 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-2001-7-1681-3
 
LL/79258 [Further details available]

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LL/57706
Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen
Hand mit Ringen (Hand with Rings)
1895, 22 December
X-ray
 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia
 
LL/57706 [Further details available]

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LL/41854
Alan Archibald Campbell Swinton (1863-1930)
Print from the first X-ray of the human hand made in England
1896, 13 January (taken)
X-ray
 
National Science and Media Museum
The Royal Photographic Society, Ref Number: 2003-5001/2/20187
 
LL/41854

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LL/77079
Loránd Eötvös (1848-1919)
X-ray of the hand
1896
X-ray
 

 
LL/77079 [Further details available]

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LL/77085
Loránd Eötvös (1848-1919)
X-ray image of Loránd Eötvös’ right hand
1895
X-ray
 
Semmelweis Medical History Museum
 
LL/77085

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LL/41851
Ernest Payne
X-ray photograph of a foot in a shoe
1896 (ca)
Gelatin silver print, x-ray
 
National Science and Media Museum
The Royal Photographic Society, Ref Number: 2003-5001/2/1077
 
LL/41851

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LL/44691
John Hall-Edwards (British, 1858-1926)
Midland Tyre (as photographed by the Röntgen Rays)
1897
Gelatin silver print, on lettered mount
image: 16.5 x 21.6 cm (6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.) mount: 36.2 x 33 cm (14 1/4 x 13 in.)
 
Princeton University Art Museum
Museum purchase, anonymous gift in honor of Peter C. Bunnell, Object Number: 2006-90
 
LL/44691

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LL/64485
Bain News Service (publisher)
X-Ray of Roosevelt [shows bullet]
1912
Glass negative
5 x 7 ins (or smaller)
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ggbain-10871 (digital file from original neg.), Call Number: LC-B2- 2449-2 [P&P]
 
LL/64485 [Further details available]

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LL/7160
Bernard Heon
X-Ray of Pelvis
1897
Cyanotype
11 in x 8 3/4 in (27.94 cm x 22.23 cm)
 
SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund (2000.192)
 
LL/7160

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LL/35804
An early picture repeated. Exposure, two and a half seconds
1897, March
Magazine illustration, x rays
 
Google Books
 
LL/35804 [Further details available]

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LL/36620
X-Ray of the hand
1896, April
Magazine illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/36620 [Further details available]

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LL/41134
Wilson Nobel
Radiographie d'un pied, Paris
1898 (ca)
Collodion printing-out paper, from glass radiograph negative
36.3 x 28.4 cm
 
CEROS - Jean-Mathieu Martini / Serge Plantureux
Binoche et Giquello, épreuves choisies, 18 november 2010, lot no: 192
 
LL/41134 [Further details available]

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LL/31928
Four x-ray views of footbinding
1948 (ca)
X-ray
 
National Museum of Health and Medicine
 
LL/31928 [Further details available]

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LL/47181
Unidentified radiologist
X-Ray of Roosevelt
1912, 14 October (or later)
X-ray
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
George Grantham Bain Collection, Call Number: LC-B2- 2449-2
 
LL/47181 [Further details available]

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LL/75189
Catharine Weed Barnes
Radiograms of Foot & Leg (Human)
1892 (ca)
Gelatin silver negative
7 x 5 ins
 
George Eastman Museum
Gift of Memorial Art Gallery, 1981.2291.0648
 
LL/75189

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LL/31929
Thromboangiitis obliterans
n.d.
X-ray
 
National Museum of Health and Medicine
 
LL/31929 [Further details available]

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LL/31930
Mutilation - self castigation. Graphophone needles
n.d.
X-ray
 
National Museum of Health and Medicine
 
LL/31930 [Further details available]

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LL/41572
Unidentified photographer (French)
X-ray of a baby
n.d.
X-ray
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41572

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LL/41575
Unknown (French)
X-ray of an uncertain species
n.d.
X-ray
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41575

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LL/20629
Unknown (American)
X-ray of an aneurysm
1910
Gelatin silver print, x-ray
 
Collection of Brad Feuerhelm
 
LL/20629

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LL/36724
The bones of the hand of Mrs F. Bridgeman, wearing a finger ring, showing a broken wrist. Photograph of X-ray, 1911
1911
X-ray
29.1 x 19.3 cm (sheet)
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (L0047928, Library reference no.: Iconographic Collection 662326i)
 
LL/36724

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LL/92312
Unidentified photographer(s)
X-rays of the hand
1903
X-rays
 
Private collection of Billy Parrott
 
LL/92312

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LL/27097
X-Ray of the hand of a 25-year old man (Central Laboratory of Radiology, Paris).
1900 (ca)
X-ray, printing-out paper print
9 1/2 x 6 3/4 in (24.1 x 17.1 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Feb 7, 2008, #2135, Lot 48)
 
LL/27097 [Further details available]

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LL/43776
Unidentified photographer
X-ray photograph of a door
1900 (ca)
Gelatin silver print, x-ray, on thin Eastman-Kodak paper
16.3 x 12.1 cm
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Photography 19th-21st Century (1 June 2011) Lot: 4419
 
LL/43776

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LL/40547
Unknown artist
[X Ray, Broken Right Femur]
1916
Gelatin silver print
40 x 29.9 cm (15 3/4 x 11 3/4 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Denise and Andrew Saul Gift, 2005, Accession Number: 2005.100.136
 
LL/40547

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LL/67462
Frank Styant Browne
Hand
1896
X-Ray
 
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
 
LL/67462

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LL/70519
Eder & Valenta
Hand eines 8 jahrigen Madchens
[Versuche über Photographie mittelst der Röntgen'schen Strahlen]
1896
Photogravure
 
Westlicht Photographica Auctions
Sale No: 34661, Photo Auction, 18 November 2016, Lot: 1
 
LL/70519 [Further details available]

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LL/70520
Eder & Valenta
Hand eines 4 jahrigen Kindes
[Versuche über Photographie mittelst der Röntgen'schen Strahlen]
1896
Photogravure
 
Westlicht Photographica Auctions
Sale No: 34661, Photo Auction, 18 November 2016, Lot: 1
 
LL/70520 [Further details available]

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LL/70522
Eder & Valenta
Frauenhand
[Versuche über Photographie mittelst der Röntgen'schen Strahlen]
1896
Photogravure
 
Westlicht Photographica Auctions
Sale No: 34661, Photo Auction, 18 November 2016, Lot: 1
 
LL/70522 [Further details available]

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LL/15127
President Harding's Hand
n.d.
X-ray
 
Private collection of Nigel Maister
 
LL/15127

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LL/36729
E.P. Minett
The foot of a 43 year-old, 4ft. 8 in., Chinese woman, showing the effect of foot binding with the broken (high) arch, under wrapped toes and cone shape heel.
1920s (ca)
X-ray
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (V0031188, Iconographic Collections 644751i)
 
LL/36729

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LL/31933
Unidentified radiographer
[Grenade embedded in forehead. Vietnam war]
1966
X-ray
 
National Museum of Health and Medicine
 
LL/31933

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LL/69389
Unidentified photographer
An x-ray demonstration of the new Westinghouse electric razor
1941
X-ray
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
National Geographic Archives
 
LL/69389

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LL/57657
Edward J. Kelty (1888-1967)
X-ray of Ajax, the sword swallower
1928
Gelatin silver print
18 x 11 ins (45.7 x 27.9 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Fine Photographers, 19 February 2015, Sale 2374, Lot 34
 
LL/57657 [Further details available]

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LL/73521
Rosalind E. Franklin & R.G. Gosling
Sodium deoxyribose nucleate from calf thymus, Structure B, Photo 51
1952, 2 May
X-ray
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
 
LL/73521 [Further details available]

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LL/35596
Dain L. Tasker
Dance of the Daffodils
1933
Silver-bromide contact print (from an X-ray)
11 1/4 x 9 1/4 in (28.6 x 23.5 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Sale 2208 Lot 63
 
LL/35596 [Further details available]

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LL/76288
Radiographs of Edgar Degas wax sculptures
2015
X-ray, composite
 
National Gallery of Art
Original source uncertain.
 
LL/76288 [Further details available]

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LL/76289
Radiograph of a wax sculpture by Edgar Degas
2015
X-ray
 
National Gallery of Art
Original source uncertain.
 
LL/76289 [Further details available]

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LL/47577
Hermann Krone
1896. Graphische Darstellung durch Röntgenstrahlen.
[Didactic panels, Historisches Lehrmuseum für Photographie - Tafel 137]
1896 (after)
Didactic panel
 
Institut für Angewandte Photophysik - Institute of Applied Photophysics
 
LL/47577 [Further details available]

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LL/65722
Book cover for Emmanuel-Napoléon Santini, 1896, La Photographie à travers les corps opaques par les Rayons Electriques, Cathodiques et de Röntgen. Avec une étude sur les images photofulgurales, (Paris: Mendel)
1896
Book cover
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
www.invaluable.com, 24 March 2016, Science Books & Manuscripts, Bardo e Matrt, Padova, Italy, Lot: 247
 
LL/65722

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LL/78998
Albert Samama [Attributed to]
Advertisement showing Albert Samama taking an X-ray, Tunis
1898
Relief halftone
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-2016-105-45
 
LL/78998 [Further details available]

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LL/61304
Unidentified photographer
The first demonstration of x-rays in Texas by Robert S. Heyer at Southwestern University in Georgetown.
1897
Albumen print
9 x 13 ins
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/61304 [Further details available]

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LL/77436
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Ames
First X-ray View of Martian Soil
[Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)]
2012, 30 October
X-ray
 
NASA
Full-Res TIFF: PIA16217.tif
 
LL/77436 [Further details available]

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LL/91879
Backscatter X-ray imaging of a vehicle reveals smuggled bottles of alcohol, reportedly hidden to avoid paying duties.
2019 (or earlier)
Backscatter X-ray image
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
American Nuclear Society & Education (AS&E), https://www.cnet.com/news/us-fires-up-x-ray-tech-to-catch-illegal-drugs-at-the-border/
 
LL/91879

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LL/91880
Scanning technology used to locate immigrants, drugs and illicit merchandise
2019 (or earlier)
Backscatter X-ray image
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
American Nuclear Society & Education (AS&E), https://www.cnet.com/news/us-fires-up-x-ray-tech-to-catch-illegal-drugs-at-the-border/
 
LL/91880

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LL/36619
X Rays in Surgery
1896, September
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/36619 [Further details available]

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LL/83943
Abraham Lopez-Penha (author)
La Luz X
1897
Publication page
 
Private collection of Carlos Gabriel Vertanessian
 
LL/83943 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Advertising - Advertising photography
Advertising - Advertising that includes photographs
Agricultural and pastoral - Horses
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Scientific
Art - Introduction to art and photography
Art - Photographing art: Sculpture
Astronomy - Contemporary astronomy
Babies - Introduction to babies
Botany - Dain L. Tasker: X-rays of flowers
Circus performers and workers - X-rays of performers
Domesticated animals - Horses
Ephemera - Introduction to ephemera
Feet - Parts of the body: Feet
Fish - Fish in the nineteenth century
Fish - Sandra J. Raredon (NMNH): X-Rays of fish
Flowers - Dain L. Tasker: X-rays of flowers
Gelatin silver prints - Gelatin silver prints: Science
Group portraits - Group portraits
Hands - Parts of the body: Hands
Hands - X-rays of the hand
Italy - Introduction to photography in Italy
Legs - Parts of the body: Legs
Literature - Introduction to poetry related to photography
Medical - Introduction to medical photography
Medical - Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen: X-rays
Medical - X-rays of the hand
Museums - Introduction to museums
Non-canonical photography - Non-canonical photography
Photographing art - sculpture - Photographing art: Sculpture
Poetry - Introduction to poetry related to photography
Refugees - Refugees and migrants
Scientific - Albumen prints: Scientific
Scientific - Contemporary scientific imagery
Scientific - Gelatin silver prints: Science
Scientific - Introduction to scientific photography
Scientific - Stereoviews: Scientific
Scientific - Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen: X-rays
Skeletons - Parts of the body: Skeletons
Skeletons - Parts of the body: Skulls
Skulls - Parts of the body: Skulls
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Introduction to stereoviews
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Scientific
Transportation - Introduction to transportation
Trends - Non-canonical photography
Trends - Periods, styles, movements and disjunctions
Typologies - Examples of typologies
Vietnam - The photographic legacy of the Vietnam War (1961-1975)
Vietnam War (1961-1975) - The photographic legacy of the Vietnam War (1961-1975)
X-rays - Dain L. Tasker: X-rays of flowers
X-rays - Eder & Valenta: Versuche über Photographie mittelst der Röntgen'schen Strahlen (1896)
X-rays - Introduction to X-rays
X-rays - Sandra J. Raredon (NMNH): X-Rays of fish
X-rays - Sir Arthur Schuster: X-rays
X-rays - Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen: X-rays

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