Catalogue Number: 2980
Contact Lens Pioneers.
Sub-Category: Efron Collection
Author: Bowden T, Gasson A.
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2007
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London, UK
Publisher/Manufacturer: British Contact Lens Association
Description Of Item: Pictorial colour printed card wrapper, 210 x 150 mm, 24 pages plus printed information on the inside of the front and back covers, and illustrated with portraits of the pioneers. There are biographies for 19 pioneers from Thomas Young (1773-1629) and John Herschel (1792-1871) to Irving Fatt (1920-1996) and Jonathan Kersley (1939-2000). There is a list of 26 overseas pioneers on the inside of the back cover each with a one line description of their contributions. This list includes Australian optometrist Penryn Thomas
How Acquired: Donated by Nathan and Suzanne Efron
Date Acquired: Sep 2017
Location: Nathan Library. Efron Collection