Record

Reference numberCLP/12ii/8
LevelItem
TitleExtract of a letter, 'An account of two observations upon the cataract of the eye' from Antonio Benevoli to Dr [Antonio Maria?] Valsalva
Date[1722]
DescriptionBenevoli, surgeon in the Hospital of St Maria Nova in Florence [Italy], describes the dissection of two eyes that had been subjected to cataract operations during the individual's lifetime in order to examine more closely the effect of the operation on the eyes. The account was originally printed in Italian in Florence in 1722.

Subject: Surgery

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of two observations upon the cataract of the eye; contain'd in a letter from Signor Antonio Benevoli, Master-Surgeon in the Hospital of S. Maria Nuova in Florence, to Dr. Valsalva'.

Communicated by Thomas Dereham on behalf of Benevoli. Read to the Royal Society on 18 October 1722.
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1722.0032
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 32, no 373, p 194
Related records in the catalogueRBO/11/60
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7312Dereham; Sir; Thomas (c 1678 - 1739)c 1678 - 1739
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