Catalogue Number: 2752
Instrument stand with pantograph for holding a refractor (phoropter)
Sub-Category: Equipment, other clinical
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1940
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Instrument stand with chromed pantograph for holding a refractor (phoropter) and adjusting its position in front of the patient's face, 1270 mm high to top of pantograph pivot post, three feet at bottom of post extending 410 mm from centre of post. (Refractor in picture is Cat No. 2751).
Historical Significance: The origins of this stand are unknown.
How Acquired: Donated by Bruce Virgo, son of Ross Virgo, Townsville optometrist
Date Acquired: Nov 2014
Location: Archive room