Catalogue Number: 3247
Stillings pseudo-isochromatische Tafeln zur Prufung des Farbensinnes
Sub-Category: Colour Vision Test
Editor: E Hertel
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1936
Edition: 19th Revised Edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Leipzig
Publisher/Manufacturer: Georg Thieme
Description Of Item: Original pale blue dust wrapper, original dark navy blue cloth cover,174 x 248 mm, 16 plates. Original instruction manual in German in back pocket and English translation of the manual tucked in. Translator James Drever.
Historical Significance: Jakob Stilling (1842 - 1915) was the first to devise pseudoisochromatic plate tests of colour vision in 1877. He was an ophthalmologist in Kassel and later Strassburg, Germany. Stilling J. Methoden zur Prufung des Farbensinnes. Ber Ophthal Ges Heidelberg, 1877; 10:168. Another copy is held at Cat No. 263.
How Acquired: Donated by Optometry Australia
Date Acquired: Jan 2017
Condition: Very good except torn edges of dust cover
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 1 Drawer 2