Visit our museums
Expand child menu
National Science and Media Museum
Science and Industry Museum
National Railway Museum
An x-ray of a rat [?]
part of archive:
British Institute of Radiology Archive
Glass plate negative
British Institute of Radiology
Browse this archive
British Institute of Radiology Archive
BIR/A Radiology books
BIR/A/1 'On the elements of light and their identity with those of matter, radiant and fixed' by J.H. Kyan
BIR/A/2 'The new photographer' by A. B. Chatwood
BIR/A/3 'Electro-medical instruments and their management; illustrated price list' by K. Schall
BIR/A/4 'The Röntegen Rays in medical work' by David Walsh
BIR/A/5 'Electro-medical instruments and their management and illustrated price list of electro-medical apparatus' by K. Schall
BIR/B X-Ray books
BIR/B/1 'The uses of X-rays in general practice' by R. H. Cooper
BIR/B/2 'Radiography and the 'X' rays in practice and theory with constructional and manipulatory details' by S. R. Bottone
BIR/B/3 'Radium, x rays and the living cell' by Hector A. Colwell and Sidney Russ
BIR/B/4 'Practical Radiography; a handbook of the applications of the x-rays' by A. W. Isenthal and H. S. Ward
BIR/B/5 'Something about x rays for everybody' by Edward Trevert
BIR/B/6 'The x ray or photography of the invisible and its value in surgery' by William J. Morton
BIR/B/7 'Practical radiography: a handbook of the applications of the x rays' by H. Snowden Ward
BIR/B/8 'X-ray apparatus; their construction and management and illustrated price list' by K. Schall
BIR/C Books by Silvanus Thompson
BIR/C/1 'The Electromagnet'
BIR/C/2 'Calculus Made Easy'
BIR/C/3 'Elementary Lessons in Electricity and Magnetism'
BIR/C/4 'Polyphase Electric Currents and Alternate-Current Motors'
BIR/C/5 'The Quest for Truth'
BIR/C/6 'Dynamo-Electric Machinery: A Manual for Students of Electrotechnics'
BIR/D Early Radiograph albums by W.A. Coldwell
BIR/D/1 Early radiograph album containing renal and gall stones radiographs
BIR/D/2 Early radiograph album containing spine and hip radiographs
BIR/D/3 Early renal and gall stones radiographs
BIR/D/4 Early radiographs of different bones, some with screws
BIR/D/5 Early radiographs from presumably WWI
BIR/D/6 Early radiographs from presumably WWI
BIR/D/7 Early radiographs of renal images
BIR/D/8 Early radiographs of renal and ureteric stones
BIR/D/9 Early radiographs of various bones
BIR/E Books of early radiographs
BIR/E/2 'Radiographs No. 2.'
BIR/F Lambeth and London County Council maintenance records
BIR/F/1 'Lambeth Hospital X Ray Dept. Calibrations of Deep Therapy Cannons'
BIR/F/2 'London County Council Public Health Department Lambeth Hospital Physics Laboratory Dept. Inventory of Surgical Instruments and Apparatus'
BIR/F/3 'Lambeth Hospital Miscellaneous Experiments, Physics Department'
BIR/F/4 'London County Council Voltage Calibration of X Ray Units'
BIR/G A small book of reduced scale radiograms
BIR/H 'X-Ray Photography' by Dittmar & Others containing four pamphlets
BIR/I 'III Congres International De Radiologie' signed by Marie Curie
BIR/J Guy's Hospital Radiographic Day Book
BIR/K Hospital for Consumption Brompton - X-Ray Register
BIR/L The Edinburgh Stereoscopic Atlas of Anatomy
BIR/M Collection of radiographs by N. S. Finzi
BIR/M/01 '1. Head of child 3 years old. To show normal pituitary fossa at this age'
BIR/M/02 '2. Normal pituitary fossa and sphenoidal sinuses'
BIR/M/03 '3. Pituitary fossa. Case of early Acromegaly. Note the greatly thickened posterior clinoid process and the opaque sphenoidal sinuses. The markers were in the ears and were used for accurate centreing to get a true lateral view'
BIR/M/04 '4. Enlarged pituitary fossa. Probably tumour'
BIR/M/05 '5. Pituitary fossa. Acromegaly, fairly advanced. Note absorption of sphenoidal sinus'
BIR/M/06 '8. Pituitary tumour. The original outline of the pituitary fossa and posterior clinoid process has completely disappeared, having been absorbed by pressure from the tumour. Only the anterior ends of the sphenoidal sinuses remain'
BIR/M/07 '9. New growth of pituitary fossa and sphenoidal sinus'
BIR/M/08 '10. Antra and sphenoidal sinuses of dried skull. Anterior view. One antrum injected with bismuth'
BIR/M/09 A radiograph of a skull [?]
BIR/M/10 A radiograph of a skull [?]
BIR/M/11 An unidentified radiograph
BIR/M/12 An unidentified radiograph
BIR/M/13 An unidentified radiograph
BIR/M/14 An unidentified radiograph
BIR/M/15 An unidentified radiograph
BIR/M/16 A radiograph of a skull
BIR/M/17 'Pituitary fossa left lateral view'
BIR/M/18 'Pituitary fossa right lateral view'
BIR/M/19 'Pituitary fossa right lateral view, acromegaly'
BIR/M/20 An unidentified radiograph
BIR/M/21 An unidentified radiograph
BIR/N Archive of John Mallard and his team from Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
BIR/N/1 Collected papers box 1
BIR/N/2 Collected papers box 2
BIR/N/3 Collected papers box 3
BIR/O Early x-ray plates of Lord Kelvin, Lord Salisbury, Lord Rayleigh's hand and others including animals
BIR/O/01 X-ray of a frog
BIR/O/02 An x-ray of a rat [?]
BIR/O/03 An x-ray of Lord Rigley's hand
BIR/O/04 An x-ray of Lord Kelvin's hand
BIR/O/05 An x-ray of an unidentified animal
BIR/O/06 An x-ray of a key and other items
BIR/O/07 An x-ray of Sir Richard Webster's hand
BIR/O/08 An x-ray of Lord Rayleigh's hand
BIR/O/09 An x-ray of a hand
BIR/O/10 An x-ray of a bone of John Jordan's [?]
BIR/O/11 An x-ray of Lord Salisbury's hand
BIR/O/12 A difficult to see x-ray
BIR/O/13 An x-ray of a foot
BIR/O/14 An x-ray of a joint bone
BIR/O/15 An x-ray of a foot
BIR/P Early x-ray glass plates
BIR/P/1 Lemon sole fish x-ray
BIR/P/2 A. J. Balfour's hand x-ray
BIR/P/3 Lord Kelvin's hand x-ray
BIR/P/4 Lord Salisbury's hand x-ray
BIR/Q Glass plates and slides
BIR/Q/01 X-ray of a hand
BIR/Q/02 X-ray of a hand
BIR/Q/03 An image of a hand
BIR/Q/04 An image of a left hand
BIR/Q/05 An image of a left hand
BIR/Q/06 An image of a right hand
BIR/Q/07 An image of a right hand
BIR/Q/08 X-ray of a rat
BIR/Q/09 X-ray of a hand
BIR/Q/10 X-ray of a hand
BIR/Q/11 X-ray of a hand
BIR/Q/12 X-ray of a wrist and arm
BIR/Q/13 X-ray of a hand
BIR/Q/14 X-ray of a bone
BIR/Q/15 X-ray of a hand
BIR/Q/16 X-ray of an arm and elbow
BIR/Q/17 X-ray of a hand and wrist
BIR/Q/18 X-ray of a hand and wrist
BIR/Q/19 X-ray of a rat like creature
BIR/Q/20 A tomograph
BIR/Q/21 Apparatus for generating and measuring the X rays from different anticathode metals
BIR/Q/22 An 'introskop' instrument
BIR/Q/23 A Westinghouse Duocondex machine
BIR/Q/24 A piece of apparatus which would be attached to an electroscope
BIR/Q/25 A table providing information on 'cathode particles' and 'X-rays'
BIR/Q/26 A tube apparatus
BIR/Q/27 A piece of apparatus with a cylinder on a disk
BIR/Q/28 A nurse and patient using a 'G-E Photo-Roentgen Unit'
BIR/Q/29 'Forms of tube used for the production of cathode and X rays'
BIR/Q/30 Urological machinery
BIR/Q/31 A table showing weight and thickness
BIR/Q/32 A table showing wave-lengths of different types of radiation
BIR/Q/33 An x-ray showing an 'Intraventricular Septal Defect'
BIR/Q/34 An x-ray of a rib cage
BIR/Q/35 An x-ray showing 'Patent Ductus - ? Trauma'
BIR/Q/36 An x-ray of a rib cage
BIR/Q/37 An x-ray of an 'Enlarged Pulmonary Conus - ? P. Stenosis'
BIR/Q/38 An x-ray of a spine
BIR/Q/39 An x-ray of a spine
BIR/Q/40 An x-ray of a spine
BIR/Q/41 An x-ray of a spine
BIR/Q/42 An 'anode' and 'cathode' tube apparatus
BIR/Q/43 An 'cathode' and 'anticathode' tube apparatus
BIR/Q/44 A prism style image
BIR/Q/45 A diagram of an anode
BIR/Q/46 Tube apparatus
BIR/Q/47 A table of the diameter of spheres
BIR/Q/48 Tube apparatus
BIR/Q/49 An x-ray of a spine and ribs
BIR/Q/50 An x-ray of a spinal column
BIR/Q/51 An x-ray of a spine and ribs
BIR/Q/52 An x-ray of a spine and ribs
BIR/Q/53 An x-ray of a spine, ribs and hips
BIR/Q/54 An x-ray of a spinal neck and jaw
BIR/Q/55 An x-ray of part of a spine
BIR/Q/56 An x-ray of a skull
BIR/Q/57 An x-ray of a neck and jaw
BIR/Q/58 An x-ray of part of a spinal cord
BIR/Q/59 An x-ray of a neck
BIR/Q/60 An x-ray of a section of a spine
BIR/Q/61 An x-ray of a section of a spine
BIR/Q/62 A schematic diagram showing mercury and a battery
BIR/Q/63 A diagram showing a 'cathode', 'anode' and 'aluminium window'
BIR/Q/64 A diagram of a lamp style piece of apparatus
BIR/Q/65 A diagram of a piece of apparatus showing a 'Cathode', 'Anode' and 'Pt. Target'
BIR/Q/66 A diagram of a tube-like piece of apparatus
BIR/Q/67 A diagram 'to show primary and secondary X-rays and electrons' with text
BIR/Q/68 A diagram of a tube-like apparatus showing 'Anode and Anticathode' and 'Cathode'
BIR/Q/69 A diagram of a 'Form of Geissler tube'
BIR/Q/70 An x-ray tube with Anticathode covered with materials of heavy atomic weight
BIR/Q/71 A platinum funnel x-ray tube
BIR/Q/72 An x-ray tube with an adjustable anode
BIR/Q/73 Prof. Herbert Jackson's first focus x-ray tube
BIR/Q/74 An original x-ray tube with concave electrode
BIR/Q/75 A large pear-shaped x-ray tube
BIR/Q/76 An aluminium x-ray tube
BIR/Q/77 A diagram of an x-ray tube
BIR/R 35mm slides
BIR/R/1 Archives of Clinical Skiagraphy, 1896
BIR/R/2 Archives of Clinical Skiagraphy, 1896