A radiographer and assistant lifting mobile radiography and X-ray equipment from a van

A radiographer and assistant lifting mobile radiography and X-ray equipment from a van
Photograph taken 9 October 1939 © Source: Historic England Archive ref: med01_01_0532

A radiographer and assistant lifting mobile radiography and X-ray equipment from a van. Mobile X-ray units, designed by Marie Curie, had been used during World War One. By 1939 reliable and shockproof portable radiography equipment was available. The British Army was supplied with a robust model that could be transported in a crate.

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World War Two (1939 - 1945)

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medicine health people women men nurse