Ophthalmic Glass Eyes

Made:
1945-1955 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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Selection of glass eyes in box, made in around 1950.

Contains 31 eyes, some plain glass, some are broken.

The box includes a support with which to stand the box in an upright position. Not original to the lass eye collection.

Details

Category:
Ophthalmology
Object Number:
Y1997.9.26
Materials:
glass, leather, metal, paper, wood
Measurements:
case: 38 mm x 253 mm x 135 mm, 423 g
type:
artificial eye
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • prosthesis
  • surgical implant
credit:
Gift of Selby & Glover

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