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Birmingham Ophthalmologists of the Nineteenth Century
Dunn, Annabella; University of Aston in Birmingham
Europe: United Kingdom, England, Birmingham
April 1974
paper; photographic paper; card; plastic
overall: 297 mm x 220 mm

Undergraduate dissertation on an historical subject, produced during the three-year honours course in ophthalmic optics, providing biographical treatment of eleven prominent ophthalmic surgeons. Illustrated with high-quality reproduction photographic prints of portraits, archives and heritage objects. A4 portrait format typewritten on approximately 50 pages, spiral bound. Includes pencil annotations by assessor. Photographic illustrations include: Temple Row Birmingham in 19th c., portrait of Joseph Hodgson FRCS, FRS, bust of G. M. DeLys in the Lady Chapel of Edgbaston Old Church, portrait of Richard Middlemore, drawing by William Bowman of a tumour removed by Middlemore in 1837, reference for Edwin Bartleet from Samuel Partridge, certificate of Bartleet issued by St Bartholomews Hospital 1824, Bartleet's MRCS certificate 1825, certificate of Bartleet issued by the London Ophthalmic Infirmary 1824, Bartleet's FRCS certificate 1852, portrait of Dickenson W. Crompton, portrait of Sir William Bowman, 2nd portrait of Sir William Bowman, Bowman's probes, a nurse's medal of the St John's House Sisterhood (obverse and reverse), portrait of James Vose Solomon, portrait of Priestley Smith LLD (wearing pince-nez), Priestley-Smith's house at 52 Frederick Road, portrait of Priestley Smith by Harold Speed (wearing his overcoat), portrait of Henry Eales, fundus picture of a patient with Eales's Disease showing retinal perivasculitis, portrait of John Jameson Evans,


Transferred from the former Museum and Library of Optometry, Aston University / Gift of the family of the late Anthony G. Sabell FCOptom, 2016

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