26 February 2010

Old School Optical | Tools of the Trade 1943

An optical lab tech determines the cylindrical axis for a new lens. Note the lens clock in the bottom right to measure base curve, identical to ones used by contemporary opticians.

An optical lab tech hand edges an eyeglass lens, 1943.

A piece of optical glass sitting in a can of acidifier, 1943.

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