X-ray of fish, 1896.

Eder, Josef Maria

 
X-ray of fish, 1896.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Description

Early X-ray of two goldfish and a sea fish from 'Versuche Uber Photographie' by Dr Josef M Eder and E Valenta. X-ray or 'new' photography caused a sensation when it was discovered by German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen (1845-1923) in 1895. The X-rays were also called radiographs or cathode rays. Illustration from 'Versuche Uber Photographie' by Dr Josef M Eder and E Valenta, published in Vienna in 1896.

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