Stilling's pseudo-isochromatische Tafeln

Catalogue Number: 263
Stilling's pseudo-isochromatische Tafeln
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Colour Vision Test
Editor: E Hertel
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1936
Edition: 19th Edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Leipzig
Publisher/Manufacturer: Georg Thieme
Description Of Item: Original but damaged dust wrapper, original blue cloth, 16 plates. Original instruction manual in German in back pocket and English translation of the manual tucked loosely in front. Translator James Drever.
Historical Significance: Jakob Stilling (1842 - 1915) was the first to devise pseudoisochromatic plate tests of colour vision in 1877. He was an ophthalmologist in Kassel and later Strassburg, Germany. Stilling J. Methoden zur Prufung des Farbensinnes. Ber Ophthal Ges Heidelberg, 1877; 10:168. Another copy is held at Cat No. 3247.Digital image 1.5 Mb in Museum iPhoto
How Acquired: Donated by CWV optometrists Launceston, former practice of Eric Padman
Date Acquired: 1/08/2005
Condition: Fine
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 1 Overhead display

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