This model of an MMR Unit created by the Science Museum to illustrate the interior of a mobile van and to show how the x-ray was taken. It displays women operators in white uniforms and a small queue of men wearing shirts to emphasise that there was no need to undress for the x-ray to be taken. This tells us interesting things about the gendered understanding of tuberculosis screening when this object was created (date unknown but the object number is 1984-252 suggesting it may have been 1984) although in the 1940s and 1950s women as well as men were encouraged to avail of the service and have an x-ray taken.
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