The Tillyer Masterpiece Lens. A technical discussion

Catalogue Number: 1388
The Tillyer Masterpiece Lens. A technical discussion
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Booklet
Author: DAVIS John K, FERNALD, Henry G, RAYNER Arline W
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: undated c 1965
Edition: 3rd revision
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Southbridge, Massachusetts
Publisher/Manufacturer: American Optical Company
Description Of Item: Stapled booklet, 31 pages including one page of references.
Historical Significance: Dr Edgar Tillyer, after whom the Tillyer lens was named, was an optical scientist at the American Optical company in the USA. He designed the Tillyer lens which corrected astigmatic errors of oblique angles of view. He was a renowned opticist and the Optical Society named a medal in his honour that recocognises distinguished achievments in the field of vision science
How Acquired: Donated by Barry L Cole
Date Acquired: Dec 2009
Condition: Good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 3

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