Galvanic brooch in shape of Greek cross

Made:
1880-1920 in Paris
Group shot, A602761 Electrogalvanic amulet, disc with zinc cross surrounded by six-petaled flower of zinc and copper, Group shot, A602762, A610587 Richardson's magno-galvanic batteries, 1880-1920, A602763, A602791, Richardson's batteries

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Group shot, A602761 Electrogalvanic amulet, disc with zinc cross surrounded by six-petaled flower of zinc and copper,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Group shot, A602762, A610587 Richardson's magno-galvanic batteries, 1880-1920, A602763, A602791, Richardson's batteries
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Galvanic brooch, in shape of Greek cross, made by B. Lecuir, Paris, French, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A602794
Materials:
brass, copper, steel, thong, string and zinc
Measurements:
overall: 2 mm x 41 mm x 46 mm, .012 kg
type:
galvanic brooches folk medicine (therapy) and therapeutics (electrotherapy), electrotherapy, folk medicine (therapy) and galvanic brooches
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust