Anatomical model of the eye with a descriptive booklet in a leather case, Italian, 1674-1679

Made:
1674-1679 in Italy
maker:
Giovani Battista Verle

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Ivory and horn artificial eye, complete with eyelids, by Giovanni Batista Verle of Venice. Book about artificial eye,
Science Museum Group Collection
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Artificial eye, with descriptive booklet in leather covered case, booklet dedicated to Ferdinand, Prince of Tuscany, 1679

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Category:
Ophthalmology
Object Number:
A78863
Materials:
case, leather, covered, case, velvet, lined, case, wood
type:
anatomical model
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical demonstration equipment
  • animal remains
  • organ - animal material
credit:
Nachet Family
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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