Magnolia Branch & Flower X-ray (20th Century)

This photo was taken some time between 1910 and 1925. The creator is unknown. Who would had known a flower x-ray could be so lovely.

“After X-rays were discovered in 1895, they soon came to be applied in photography. X-radiographs made visible what was concealed to the human eye. They served primarily useful purposes, such as revealing fractures. This photograph, however, was probably taken simply for its sheer beauty. The petals hardly absorbed the X-rays, which is why they look so transparent and ethereal in the photograph.” – Image description.

Makes me wonder how many other flower x-rays are out there! Might have to do a bit of digging for more.

Magnolia Branch & Flower X-ray (20th Century)

Image is from the Rijksmuseum and is under Public Domain License.

With Love, TeeTee Ella