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Catalog Number 2010.36.1
Object Name Generator, Electrostatic
Description Early electrostatic generator enclosed in a wooden and glass display case. Related documentation describes this as "probably the first x-ray machine in Hudson made by Mr. [Fred] Ruggles. Informatom from Dr. Williams D. Coolidge Schenectady, N.Y. Classmate of Mr. Ruggles." It is also described as a "static machine -- used for X-ray."
Credit line Gift of the Estate of Mr. Fred Ruggles