Catalogue Number: 1795
The Shuron Genothalmic refractor. Refractor versus trial case
Sub-Category: Manual, for instruments etc
Corporation: Shuron Optical Company Inc
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1936
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Shuron Optical Company
Description Of Item: Illustrated paper wrappers, 28 pages, 11 figures including black and white photographs of the instrument and its use in the consulting room.
Historical Significance: This manual for the Genothamic refractor was first printed in 1927 and reprinted 5 times to 1936. It describes the use of the refractor and its advantages over the trial case. See Cat Nos 932, 1121, 1122 and 2137 for examples of this instrument.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela Sutton, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: Feb 2011
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 4