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optical trial eyeglasses

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
Accession Number
1982.12.1 a-r
Description
Twelve pairs of spectacles with earpieces, 4 pairs pince nez, all stored in a special box with straps to hold the spectacles; lined with velvet and covered with imitation leather; snap fasteners.
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Accession Number
1982.12.1 a-r
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Vision
Optometry
Description
Twelve pairs of spectacles with earpieces, 4 pairs pince nez, all stored in a special box with straps to hold the spectacles; lined with velvet and covered with imitation leather; snap fasteners.
Number Of Parts
18
Part Names
box - Size: Length 36.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, from his father's effects.
Maker
Alumic
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
imitation leather: black
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
"Alumic" stamped on nosepiece; "Platma" marked on one pair; on snap fastener on box: "C.F. Co. U.S.F."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-11
Condition Remarks
A lens missing in one of the pairs of pince nez; two pince nez have nosepiece missing and are broken in half.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used for testing interpupillar distance.
Images
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