Historical information

Four months after the discovery of the Roentgen tube the Ballarat School of Mines were conducting pioneer X-ray demonstrations in Ballarat. This photograph is thought to be taken at that time, and is framed along with some of the x-rays taken at that time.

Physical description

Digital copy of two men sit in front of x-ray equipment at the Ballarat School of Mines. The man in the foreground is John McKenzie Sutherland.

The copy is from the original framed 1896 X-Rays (Cat. No. 1243)