Genothalmic Refractor

Catalogue Number: 1121
Genothalmic Refractor
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Refractor Phoropter Phorometer
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1920
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Mt Vernon, N.Y., USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: General Optical Co Inc
Description Of Item: Genothalmic Refractor. Black painted metal instrument with main body including spherical & cylindrical lenses. 2 auxilliary lens drop cells to front. 2 sets of variable prisms & red & white Maddox Rods. Horizontal spirit level. Collared stem for suspension arm mounting.Imprinted: GENOTHALMIC REFRACTOR/ CAT No 3824/ SERIAL No 4346/ GENERAL OPTICAL Co Inc/ MT VERNON, NY, USAW:24.7 cm x H: 14.0 cm x D: 10.0 cm (excluding mounting)
Historical Significance: See other examples Cat Nos 932, 1122 and 2137 and Manual for the instrument at Cat No 1795
How Acquired: Donated by John Holland Pty Ltd, SA
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 3 Drawer 4

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