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Title

Ultra-violet Ray Lamp

Description

This ultra-violet ray lamp was manufactured by Hanovia Ltd., and is described as "the prescription ultra-violet lamp". The lamp comes with a pair of protective glasses so as to prevent any damage to the patient's eyesight.

Ultra-violet light therapy is performed to treat certain skin disorders, such as eczema and psoriasis. Exposure to UV rays must be well-controlled and monitored. Over-exposure can have serious side effects, and can potentially result in skin cancer.

Creator

Hanovia

Date

c. 20th Century

Identifier

2000/3.120

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 51 cm

Materials

Aluminium; enamel; glass; metal; plastic

Ultra-violet Ray Lamp

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 51 cm

Materials

Aluminium; enamel; glass; metal; plastic

Files

2000.3.120_UV lamp 4.jpg
2000.3.120_UV lamp 12.jpg
2000.3.120_UV lamp 14.jpg
2000.3.120_UV lamp 10.jpg

Collection

Citation

Hanovia, “Ultra-violet Ray Lamp,” Heritage, accessed December 13, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/35.