Magneto-electric machine

Made:
1854-1890 in United States and England
maker:
Unknown

Davis magneto-electric machine from later 19th century, hand-cranked, English or American make, 1854-1890. Unusual in that instructions inside top of case were printed on bright green paper.

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Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A630986
Materials:
box, mahogany, crank & electrodes, brass, magnets (3), iron and pulley mechanism, brass
Measurements:
overall (closed): 108 mm x 287 mm x 117 mm, 1.86 kg
type:
electrotherapy equipment therapeutics (electrotherapy), electrotherapy and electrotherapy equipment
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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