Category: Other Medical Antiques


Ryland Schematic Eye, c1910. The Hu-Model Patent No 4386 used for instructing fledgling ophthalmogists.The British Optical Association Museum’s site describes it as: “Practice eye consisting of a black metal cylinder on a stand with round base. Iris diaphragm. Double drop cell on projecting arm. Fundus back. Four glass model eye globes ground to the standard refractive conditions of Myopia, Hypermetropia, Emmetropia and Astigmatism. Contained in dark brown Morocco leather case. Overall: 42 x 130 x 104 mm” The Keystone Magazine of Optometry for July 1910:650 notes the introduction of this new model schematic eye and provides an image of it. This enables us to date it with some precision. See link that follows :


https://books.google.com/books? id=iTwxAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA623&lpg=PA623&dq=The+Keystone+Magazine+of+Optometry+for+July+1910&source=bl&ots=9BnKj5aYAJ&sig=ACfU3U2qhJrOZV8BVPcPACi9QHZ4_DyOzw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjSns2FyufkAhUinuAKHcrgDqsQ6AEwA3oECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=The%20Keystone%20Magazine%20of%20Optometry%20for%20July%201910&f=false

In good working order, with some very minor loss of finish and minor wear to outside of case.

Ask the Dealer

Item enquiry

To enquire about this item, complete the form bellow to send a message to the Dealer

Enter Email
Confirm Email

Dealer information

M and R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for more than four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: [email protected] or 718-541-5974