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Optometer

Optometer

Accession №1996.014.00040
CategoryVisual Acuity Tester
PurposeInstruments
Specific NameOptometer
Artist/MakerUnknown
Date1880

Description

Optometer consists of a wood box that has a tin front. Hand painted on the front is: "Optometer For Fitting Sight Accurately." Above this are two view holes. Inside is a bank of lenses that rotate by turning either knob located at the side.

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