Schematic Eye

Schematic Eye

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Description
James Thorington (1858-1944), a professor ophthalmology in Philadelphia, devised a schematic eye suitable for studying retinoscopy. This is an example of that device.
Ref: James Thorington, Retinoscopy (Philadelphia, 1898), pp. 12 and 68-69.
James Thorington, in Journal of the American Medical Association (Jan. 5, 1895).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Eye, Schematic
eye, schematic
Other 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
ID Number
1985.0504.07
accession number
1985.0504
catalog number
1985.0504.07
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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