Bausch & Lomb Morton Ophthalmoscope

Catalogue Number: 1693
Bausch & Lomb Morton Ophthalmoscope
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Ophthalmoscope
Designer/inventor: Andrew Stanford Morton
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1922
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Rochester, NY, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Bausch & Lomb Optical Co
Description Of Item: Morton style direct ophthalmoscope with battery powered electric lamp illumination. Black metal head with two discs of lenses. Black battery handle with silver coloured mounts takes 2 D-cell batteries. Head marked: 'MORTON OPHTHALMOSCOPE/ BAUSCH & LOMB OPT CO/ ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S.A.' . L 28.5 cm x W: 3.1cm
Historical Significance: This is a very early example of an ophthalmoscope with internal illumination
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela Sutton, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: 26.11.2010
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 8

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