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Set of Visual Test Cards with Spot Patterns, and Some with Lines, c.1884

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Inventory Number: 14667
Object Type:
Persons: Sir Francis Galton
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1937-19
Brief Description: 57 hand drawn cards for visual testing. 47 have patterns of spots, with numbers written on the back which are the number of spots. 10 additional cards have lines, curves, or geometrical figures (one also bearing 2 fingerprints).
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Transferred from the Department of Human Anatomy, Oxford, in 1937. Acquired for Oxford University (by Professor Arthur Thomson) from Francis Galton in 1895. Originally from Galton's Anthropometric Laboratory, London.
Collection Group: Galton Collection
Material(s): Card
Ink
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
114 86 1 mm

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