Keystone Correct-Eye-Scope

Description:

This device was designed for vision testing and correction. A label reads “FOUNDED IN 1892 / KEYSTONE / TRANSPARENT / CORRECT-EYE-SCOPE / MADE IN U.S.A. BY / KEYSTONE VIEW CO. / MEADVILLE, PA.” In Feb. 1950, when obtaining a copyright on the term “CORRECT-EYE-SCOPE,” the Keystone View Co. claimed that the term had been in use since 1932.

Ref: Keystone View Co., Keystone Correct-Eye-Scope Manual (Meadville, Pa., 1951).

Maker: Keystone View Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Meadville

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: ZZ.RSN83545U07

Object Name: Correcteyescopediagnostic device, opticalOther Terms: Correcteyescope; Diagnostic Medicine

Measurements: overall: 10 in x 14 in x 2 in; 25.4 cm x 35.56 cm x 5.08 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-908b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_736932

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