Eye Test Chart


An inscription reads “SEITZ TEST CHART / PUBLISHED BY / E. B. MEYROWITZ SURGICAL INSTRUMENT CO. Inc. / NEW YORK LONDON PARIS.” Frank Burghardt Seitz (1862-1910) was a homeopathic physician who practiced in Rochester and then Buffalo, N.Y.

Ref: Frank B. Seitz, “A Simplified Illiterate Test Chart,” The Homoeopathic Eye Ear and Throat Journal 15 (1909): 32-35.

Maker: E. B. Meyrowitz, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0140.834Accession Number: 1984.0140Catalog Number: 1984.0140.834

Object Name: eye charttest chart, vision

Physical Description: cardboard (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca783c4-78fe-7e84-e053-15f76fa05eb7

Record Id: nmah_1868356

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