Fundus atlas stereoscopic photographs of the fundus oculi

Catalogue Number: 1021
Fundus atlas stereoscopic photographs of the fundus oculi
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: BOTHMAN Louis
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1939
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Chicago
Publisher/Manufacturer: The Year Book Publishers Inc
Description Of Item: Original black cloth slip case, title page on card 1, preface on card 2 Table of Contents on Card 3. 50 numbered cards each with case history and short text description and black and white stereophotographs of various fundus conditions
Historical Significance: This is not a book, but a collection of cards containing a clinical description and a stereo pair of black and white fundus photographs. A standard stereocope can be used to view the illustrations. A Zeiss-Nordenson fundus camera and a specially designed `stereo enlarger' were used to produce the images. The photographer was REVEL W BENNETT of the University of Illinois. The book is cited in Same PJ. Ophthalmic Photography Books: An Historical Bibliography Journal of Ophthalmic Photography Vol. 16, No. 2 October 1994. Dr. Bothman (1893-? ) was clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of Illinois. He was instrumental in developing a laboratory in ocular pathology at the University's Research and Educational Hospitals.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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