Visual standards manual

Catalogue Number: 981
Visual standards manual
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Booklet
Author: DOUGLAS Ian S
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: undated c 1980
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Australian Optometrical Association Victorian Division
Description Of Item: A4 size booklet, printed pink colour card wrapper, 34 pages. Library labels on cover and inside back cover
Historical Significance: In the second half of the 20thC, optometrists were increasingly recognised as persons able to give opinions on visual fitness for various occupations. Previously this was the sole province of the medical profession. This manual was produced by the Australian Optometrical Association Victorian Division as a reference manual for visual standards for use by optometrists asked to give such opinions.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 2

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