Low-frequency electrotherapy apparatus, cased, wit

Made:
1850-1880 in France
maker:
Unknown

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Science Museum Group Collection
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Low-frequency electrotherapy apparatus, cased, without cell, owned by Dr. P.F. Gachet (1828-1909), French, 1850-1880. Contains 2 electropuncture needles, brush, rectal electrode, 2 big electrodes, small coil, 2 insulated wires, and interrupter, all in neat compact case. Also contain's Gachet's own prescription stamp, which reads (in reverse): 'Docteur | P.F. Gachet | 9. Rue Montholon | de 9. heures a 3.'

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A55213
Materials:
case, mahogany, electrodes, brass, stamp, brass
type:
electrotherapy equipment electrotherapy equipment
credit:
Gachet, Dr.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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