Violet Ray UV Machine - Ultraviolet Light Therapy Device

93.41.18

Creation Date
1930s

Dimensions

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L

case 13 long, 9.5 wide, 3.25 high ray case

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L

Violet ray, not counting cord 93.41.18a

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L

general electrode 93.41.18b

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L

comb rake electrode, 93.41.18c

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L

glass electrode, 93.41.18d

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L

metal outside for the glass electrode, 93.41.18e

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L

Violet ray, not counting cord 93.41.18a

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L

general electrode 93.41.18b

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L

comb rake electrode, 93.41.18c

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L

glass electrode, 93.41.18d

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L

metal outside for the glass electrode, 93.41.18e

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L

Violet ray, not counting cord 93.41.18a

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L

general electrode 93.41.18b

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L

comb rake electrode, 93.41.18c

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L

glass electrode, 93.41.18d

8cm H x 23cm W x 33cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L x 5cm W x 29cm L x 6cm W x 15cm L x 1cm W x 13cm L x 1cm W x 17cm L x 1.5cm W x 17cm L

metal outside for the glass electrode, 93.41.18e

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Description
Ultraviolet therapy machine; consists of a cylindrical, black bakelite body with an electrical cord and knob at one end, opposite end has a socket to receive accessories; three glass accessories with metal tips, one has a disk-shaped end used on the face, one a comb-shaped end used on the scalp, and one an electrode attached with a cork, a fourth accessory is a cylindrical steel tube constricted about one third of its length; case is made of wood covered with black imitation leather with nickel-plated hardware; case is lined with red fabric. Used for the temporary relief of muscular aches and pains, treating psoriasis, and to stimulate the scalp; generally acknowledged at present to be ineffective. Used in the Model Beauty Shop in Morris during the 1930s and later. Treated for mold July 2016
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