logologo-optometry

Cased Priestley Smith ophthalmoscope/retinoscope

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Catalogue Number: 3672
Cased Priestley Smith ophthalmoscope/retinoscope
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Ophthalmoscope
Designer/inventor: Joseph Priestley Smith
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1920
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Combined ophthalmoscope and retinoscope (non-illuminated) in leather case. Instrument consists of a dark brown plastic or bakelite housing with two rounded ends containing mirrors, one plane and one condensing. The mirrors have a 4 mm clear central sight hole. White 6mm round inset in stem. Printed in white 'MIRROR 25cm' and on reverse '+2D' for lens set within condensing mirror. Stitched brown pouch style case of tan leather. Instrument: 115 x 38 x 8 mm, Case: 124 x 52 x 10 mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela Sutton
Date Acquired: october 2018
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 10

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