Hyperlinks for Eye Professionals

Traveling merchant with various items for sale, about 1680, after D’apres Bonnard, print, 19th century
Traveling merchant with various items for sale, about 1680, after D’apres Bonnard, print, 19th century
Brillenhausierer, From the essay "Spectacles 100 years before and 100 years after the invention of printing", Universitats-Augenklinik und Augenheilanstalt Basel 1864-1914, editor Professor Carl Mellinger (Basle 1915), p. 139, photo courtesy of the Medical History Institute, University of Bern,  EARLIEST KNOWN
Brillenhausierer, From the essay "Spectacles 100 years before and 100 years after the invention of printing", Universitats-Augenklinik und Augenheilanstalt Basel 1864-1914, editor Professor Carl Mellinger (Basle 1915), p. 139, photo courtesy of the Medical History Institute, University of Bern, EARLIEST KNOWN
Rivet Spectacles (the earliest style), late 14-early 15th century, Bergen-Op-Zoom, The Netherlands
Rivet Spectacles (the earliest style), late 14-early 15th century, Bergen-Op-Zoom, The Netherlands
Geo. L Hart & Son, Carte de Visite, circa 1885, Northborough Historical Society
Geo. L Hart & Son, Carte de Visite, circa 1885, Northborough Historical Society

Professional Organizations (Notice all the Optometry schools)

Spectacle Peddlers and the Early Optician. For opticians and optometrists especially, this is your heritage - your roots - the origin of your professions.

Eyeglasses through the Ages

American Optical Manufacturing Company

Spectacles of Well Known People

Benjamin Franklin, Father of the Bifocal

Optical Related Commercial websites

Michael Lebby Wearing the BOA Museum Collection (Several Slideshows)

Edward Bull (includes a slide show of images)

J. William Rosenthal, MD (includes a slide show of images)

Rivet Spectacles-The Earliest Style

The Madame Heymann Optical Collection

Abraham Lincoln’s Eyeglasses: A Fresh Look Reveals a World-Class Treasure

Future Addition

 

 


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