Schematic Eye


Schematic eye for studying retinoscopy devised by James Thorington (1858-1944), a professor ophthalmology in Philadelphia.

Ref: James Thorington, Retinoscopy (Philadelphia, 1898), pp. 12 and 68-69.

James Thorington, in Journal of the American Medical Association (Jan. 5, 1895).

"Dr. J. Thorington, Noted Occulist, 86," New York Times (Oct. 30. 1944), p. 19.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0504.07Accession Number: 1985.0504Catalog Number: 1985.0504.07

Object Name: Eye, Schematiceye, schematicOther Terms: Eye, Schematic; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 3 3/8 in x 2 in x 2 3/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 5.08 cm x 6.0325 cm


Record Id: nmah_738796

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