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Traité des Maladies des Yeux, Plate 14

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Title

Traité des Maladies des Yeux, Plate 14

Subject

Eye Diseases.
Ophthalmology.
Instrument, Surgical.

Description

Image of ophthalmic instruments from Traité des Maladies des Yeux, by Antoine Pierre Demours, 1818.

Creator

Demours, Antoine Pierre, 1762-1836.

Source

Original Image In: Kb 74 Atlas, Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Traité des Maladies des Yeux is Antoine Pierre Demours major work on the pathologies of the eye. He served as occulist for French kings Louis XVIII and Charles X, as well introducing the use of pupil dilating agents in ophthalmic surgery and being the first physician to successfully transplant an artificial pupil. Demours was the son of Pierre Demours who was a zoologist and occulist of some note, and whose work contributed to the volume.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1818

Contributor

Paris : Chez l'auteur, 1818 (Paris: Firmin Didot)
Soemmering, Samuel Thomas, 1755-1830.

Relation

Identifier

Kb_74_Pl.14

Date Created

2018

Temporal Coverage

19th Century

Citation

Demours, Antoine Pierre, 1762-1836., “Traité des Maladies des Yeux, Plate 14,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed October 25, 2020, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/6954.