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keratometer scale

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Kingston Penitentiary Museum Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
007003002
Description
One piece chart of diopters and radii scale for keratometer goes with accompanying booklet 007.003.001.
Accession Number
007003002
Collection
Kingston Penitentiary Museum Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Contact Lenses
Description
One piece chart of diopters and radii scale for keratometer goes with accompanying booklet 007.003.001.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Millhaven Penitentiary gave this item to the Penitentiary Museum and it was later transferred to the Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
Maker
Bausch & Lomb Inc.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Based on clothing fashions of accompanying booklet, 007.003.001.
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on top of the scale: "DIOPTERS AND RADII SCALE // For Keratometer".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 10
Dimension Notes
Length 22.8 cm x Width 15.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper shows yellowng around the perimeter.
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1925
1950
1925-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
1987.1.2 a-c
Description
Optometer (a) with a wooden handle, metal eyepiece, sliding visual test chart mounted on a calibrated wooden rod; accompanied by a pink card (b), printed and calibrated, two pieces that interlock at the temple; a blank form (c) for ordering corrective lenses based on tests and measurements made usiā€¦
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Accession Number
1987.1.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Optometry
Description
Optometer (a) with a wooden handle, metal eyepiece, sliding visual test chart mounted on a calibrated wooden rod; accompanied by a pink card (b), printed and calibrated, two pieces that interlock at the temple; a blank form (c) for ordering corrective lenses based on tests and measurements made using (a) and (b).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - optometer - Size: Length 33.5 cm
b - eye measure - Size: Length 15.0 cm
c - order form - Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 21.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. T. Porter; used by his grandfather, James Mason, in Listowel.
Site Made (Country)
Canada / USA
Dates
1925
1950
1925-1950
Material
paper; pink; yellow
wood: brown
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Condition Remarks
Worn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
It was illegal for optometrists to use optometers after 1919, but they were frequently given away by mail order companies with the spectacle order forms.
Images
Less detail