University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Charles F. Bridgman

The Radiography of Museum Objects

By: Charles F. Bridgman

The radiography of museum objects is not a new application of the scientific use of x-rays. In fact, in 1896, shortly after Roentgen discovered the x-rays, Doctor Konig radiographed a painting to detect alterations, marking the beginning of an application that is now a routine, valuable part of the total scientific examination of art and […]