Letter from Thomas Finch to Dr Sharpey

Made:
1871-07-26
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Collection of autograph letters and notes relating to science and medicine
maker:
Finch, Thomas

Finch writes as 'a pupil, assistant and friend' of the late Dr Augustus Waller. He suggests a physiological mechanism for erect vision involving referral of the right (outer) half of the retinal image of the right eye to the 'Left sensorium' and vice versa. Finch suggests conducting a post-mortem on patients with partially obscured vision as a test of the hypothesis.

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MS/1126

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