Leather bound reading chart and mirror

Catalogue Number: 3479
Leather bound reading chart and mirror
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Reading card, tests of near vision
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1930s
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Near reading chart in red-brown leather covered folder, 210 x 140 mm, with mirror on the left hand side, both chart and mirror secured by corner pockets. The reading chart is printed both sides with the same layout of print sizes and headed READING CARD. The size of the print is indicated by a number which is the distance in inches at which the height of the letters subtends 5 min arc.
How Acquired: Donated by Elizabeth Hatfield, Fellow of the College
Date Acquired: Jan 2017
Condition: Good except some yellowing of the chart on one sid
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 2 Drawer 2

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