Model of eye, in ivory and glass, mounted on rosewood disc and stand

Made:
1820-1840

Model of eye, in ivory and glass, mounted on rosewood disc and stand, with accessories, to show condition and correction of defects of vision, in mahogany case 8 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 3 1/2-inches, 1820-1840. accessories include: two eye models, two hand viewers, six lenses, ivory pupil model. model dismantles to fit case.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1954-282
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, ivory, mahogany, metal, rosewood, silk, textile, tortoiseshell, velvet, wood
Measurements:
model (assembled): 225 mm x 110 mm x 90 mm, , .29kg
credit:
National Maritime Museum; Gabb Collection

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