Catalogue Number: 3643
Plastic Artificial Eye
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Artificial eyes, facial prosthesis
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1988
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Plastic artificial eye 28 mm x 22 mm x 11 mm with blue-grey iris. Edge marking 5 LT 20 AO.
Historical Significance: Henri Buhagiar was an optical dispenser who worked with Colin Bates in Clayton and became a sales representative for Allergan Optical in 1988. This sample was given to Colin Bates soon after Henri took up the position with Allergan.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates from Henri Buhagiar
Date Acquired: 19/3/2018
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 1 Drawer 5