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Near vision test card
test chart
Europe: United Kingdom
Early 20th c.
overall: 70 mm x 55 mm

Small test target card for use in an optometric instrument. Contains four passages of text in descending letter size, beginning with the word 'TEST' and ending with an excerpt from the entry about language in the Encyclopaedia Londinensis 1814 (itself reproduced from the preface to Edmund Fry's Pantographia of 1799). Two examples, one with a septum line and the letter E handwritten on the reverse.


Gift of Glasgow Caledonian University, 2012

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