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Eye care and diseases ephemera. Box 1.

  • Ephemera

About this work


Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Grimstone's Snuff was advertised as restoring sight and curing nervous headache. Includes leaflets about artificial eyes, cataracts, squint, glaucoma, surma, trachoma, Krayner pinhole glasses and laser eye surgery (or laser vision correction), "Schone deine Augen durch besseres Licht" (eye-shaped piece of paper, 1950s?), Eye Logic spray relief for dry eyes (2010), Optrex eye drops, eye wash, ActiMist eye spray (for dry eyelids, 2010?), Macular Disease Society (raffle ticket 2012), Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA Support Group of the Myrtle Ellis Fund), Holophane Limited correcting lighting for school rooms - avoiding eye-strain (London, 1924), NHS minor eye conditions scheme (Lewisham, Lambeth 2013), 'Flashes and floaters' (Boots : 2014), Digital retinal photography (Boots), Nystagmus Network, Keratoconus Group, 'Visually impaired?' (Hertfordshire Society for the Blind), 'Ophthalmology' (NHS National Institute for Health Research : 2014)

Physical description

1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.



  • English

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