Model eye by Queen & Co

Catalogue Number: 2461
Model eye by Queen & Co
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Equipment, teaching
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1905
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Philadelphia, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Queen & Co
Description Of Item: Model eye for teaching ophthalmoscopy & retinoscopy. Cylindrical brass 'eye' in two parts; front outer cylinder has 2 cells for trial lenses, a lens to mimic anterior eye optics & remnants of paper image of outer anterior eye. Rear cylindrical section slides inside front section to simulate varied refractive states. Printed paper fundus illustration within. Model eye is mounted on brass rod post above heavy steel base. Gold lettering on base: 'Queen & Co. PHILA.' H:260mm x W:90mm x D:90mm.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum
Date Acquired: July 2014
Condition: Fair-Good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 3 Overhead display

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