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stereoscopic atlas of the human eye

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Dates
1912
circa 1912
Collection
Dr. Paul Potter Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
004007003 a-bq
Description
A stereoscopic atlas of the human eye consisting of 67 numbered stereoscopic cards (a-bo) each showing two pictures of the human eye from slightly different angles to allow a three dimensional view when viewed through a stereoscopic device; also included is a book (bp) which explains the cards; theā€¦
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Accession Number
004007003 a-bq
Collection
Dr. Paul Potter Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Education, Medical
Eye -- audiovisual aids
Description
A stereoscopic atlas of the human eye consisting of 67 numbered stereoscopic cards (a-bo) each showing two pictures of the human eye from slightly different angles to allow a three dimensional view when viewed through a stereoscopic device; also included is a book (bp) which explains the cards; the entire set comes in a cardboard box (bq) with a blue coating; the box has three compartments for the cards to be stored in piles and opens like a book.
Number Of Parts
69
Part Names
a-bo - cards - Size: Length 17.6 cm x Width 8.7 cm
bp - book - Size: Length 24.2 cm x Width 16.2 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
bq - box - Size: Length 29.0 cm x Width 19.9 cm x Depth 5.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by the University of Western Ontario.
Maker
Arthur Thomson
Site Made (City)
Oxford
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1912
circa 1912
Date Remarks
The book was copyrighted in 1912.
Material
cardboard: blue; white; black
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Each card is numbered "PLATE 1" to "PLATE 67" and has "THOMSON'S STEREOSCOPIC ATLAS OF THE EYE" printed on it; "THE ANATOMY OF THE // HUMAN EYE // AS ILLUSTRATED BY // ENLARGED STEREOSCOPIC PHOTOGRAPHS // BY ARTHUR THOMSON, M.A., M.B., F.R.C.S. // PROFESSOR OF HUMAN ANATOMY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD // OXFORD // AT THE CLARENDON PRESS // 1922" printed on the cover of the book; "ANATOMY // OF THE // HUMAN // EYE // THOMSON" hand-printed in white ink on the spine of the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C8-1
Condition Remarks
The book has a few small tears and bends; the box lid is tearing away (it had already been reattached with a piece of thick blue tape, but this is now ripping); the cards are all slightly bent.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
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