Loring ophthalmoscope & case

Catalogue Number: 2007
Loring ophthalmoscope & case
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Ophthalmoscope
Designer/inventor: Edward G Loring
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1905
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: USA
Description Of Item: Non-luminous ophthalmoscope. Black handle & white metal stem. Black metal Loring-type head. 2 discs of correcting lenses. Tilting mirror is missing. Head imprinted:'PATENTED/JAN.19.04' for 19th January 1904. Separate condensing lens. Contained in black leather pouch lined with green velvet. Case front has gold lettering: 'LORING'S OPHTHALMOSCOPE'. Case:L:9.7cm x D:5.7cm x H:2.2cm
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela R Sutton
Date Acquired: 26.02.2012
Condition: Fair
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 8

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