Reference numberCLP/12ii/18
TitlePaper, 'An account of a dissection of an eye with a cataract' by Mr [John] Ranby
DescriptionRanby describes the dissection of an eye with a cataract from a man who had died of a fever. Ranby's findings aligned with the opinions of Anton Maria Valsalva, Lorenz Heister, and Antoine Maître-Jan.

Subject: Anatomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the dissection of an eye with a cataract'.

Read to the Royal Society on 19 March 1724.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1724.0008
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3287Ranby; John (1703 - 1773)1703 - 1773
NA7816Heister; Lawrence (1683 - 1758)1683 - 1758
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