Diagnosis of ocular disease

Catalogue Number: 248
Diagnosis of ocular disease
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1926
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Not given
Publisher/Manufacturer: not given
Description Of Item: Original blue cloth, 118 pages, 25 figures in text
Historical Significance: See cat numbers 248, 477 and 514 for other books by this author. Atkinson was a prolific writer of didactic text books intended to educate optometrists of the early 20thC in the then new art of refraction (refraction this book, retinoscopy Cat No 514 and binocular vision Cat No 477 ) and the optometrists expanded role in detection of eye diseases (Cat No 248). He wrote many other books on visual psychology, visual fields and functional diagnosis. He was associated with the Northern Illinois College of Optometry.
How Acquired: Donated by CWV optometrists Launceston, formerly the practice of Eric Padman
Date Acquired: 1/08/2005
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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