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Demonstration Ophthalmoscope and Case, c.1860

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Inventory Number: 66757
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Brief Description: Brown painted wooden fitted case lined with blue felt containing eleven illustrations of the fundus oculi, showing abnormal ocular conditions, the illustrations are stored in individual copper alloy dishes which slot into the case fittings. The case also contains a demonstration ophthalmoscope comprising a weighted base with a stalk topped with a copper alloy container opposite a lens, the illustrations can be inserted into this to simulate the appearance of an eye under examination. The case also contains three different lenses, one fitted into the container.
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Material(s): Copper Alloy
Lead
Wood
Felt
Paint
Paper
Glass
Metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
43 243 114 mm

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