Catalogue Number: 1024
The Optician Vol XII 1896 - 1897
Category: Periodical, magazine
Corporation: The Guttenberg Press Limited
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1896-1897
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: The Guttenberg Press
Description Of Item: A complete run from September 1896 to March 1897 bound in half leather and marbled board, 346 pages, illustrations and sections of advertisements.
Historical Significance: This is a record of the thinking and events in optometry in England at the time when 'Sight-testing opticians' in the UK first formed professonal associations and instituted fellowship examinations.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, Honorary Archivist
Date Acquired: Nov 2008
Condition: Boards very worn, internally good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Journals