Engraving of the Eye

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Title

Engraving of the Eye

Subject

Anatomy, senses, eye, 18th century, eye as art, vision, reality

Description

An engraving of both the eye and the structure of the eye and optic nerves from A Complete Physico-Medical and Churugical on the Human Eye and the Demonstration of Natural Vision. Sight as one of the five senses has been noted to be of vital importance to the way in which individuals think and perceive the world around us. According to medical authors, these images along with the terminology utilized to describe sight has assisted in understanding "the relationship between vision and reality."

Creator

Peter Degravers

Source

Printed Text- Complete Physico-Medical and Churugical on the Human Eye and the Demonstration of Natural Vision (Degravers, 1780)
Case Western Reserve University- "The Eye as Art: Anatomy and Vision in the 18th Century"

Date

1780

Contributor

Naveen Kamath

Rights

Complete Physico-Medical and Churugical on the Human Eye and the Demonstration of Natural Vision (Degravers, 1780)

Format

Still Image; Engraving

Language

N/A; English

Type

Engraving

Coverage

18th Century Anatomy of Vision

Files

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Citation

Peter Degravers, “Engraving of the Eye,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 10, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/62.

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