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Pseudoscope; Reverse-image binocular viewing glasses
OPERA GLASSES AND SPYGLASSES
binoculars
Solus Engineering
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
Mid 20th c.
metal; glass; wood; leather; velvet
overall: 68 mm x 103 mm x 37 mm

Clinical medical device in the form of a variable p.d. prismatic binocular giving the patient an image reversed along the vertical axis. Green-painted metal with square-shaped barrels, black lens surrounds and eyepieces. Contained within green leather-covered hinged wooden case with single yellow metal clasp and green velvet lining.


2012.179

Gift of Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals (transfer from Science Museum), 2012



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