Near point test material for optometrists

Catalogue Number: 2224
Near point test material for optometrists
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Reading card, tests of near vision
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1970 ?
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Spirex bound glazed boards with N scale reading material on the first two pages (N6 to N24), blocks of type face in 5 different languages on page 3, typescript (Courier) and two near point Snellen letter charts on page 4, three column type about 9 point on page 5, music, a centimetre rule and a post code list on page 6 a telephone book on page 7 and playing cards on page
Historical Significance: Manufacturer and year of manufacture are not known but material chosen seems to be of Australian origin.
How Acquired: Donated by Bruce Dudon, Spectacle Maker, Woodend
Date Acquired: Jun 2013
Condition: Good . A little creasing on the back page
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 6

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