Předmět měsíce: listopad 2017

Set of corrective lenses, France, late 19 century (NML Medical Museum, Inv. N. P 202) Alphonse Giroux (1775-1848) was an art restorer, known also as a maker and seller of luxury furniture. He bequeathed his company to his son in 1838: Alphonse- Gustav Giroux (1809-1886), an optician, expanded the offer by optical instruments including ophthalmoscopes. In […]

Object of the Month: December 2017

230 Anniversary of the birth of Jan Evangelista Purkyně (December 17 1787 Libochovice – July 28 1869 Prague) Czech Medical Students’ Association Medal designed by Otakar Španiel (1881-1955), issued in 1937 to commemorate the 150 birthday of Jan Evangelista Purkyně and to celebrate 50 years of the Purkyne Endowment Fund (NML Medical Museum Numismatic Collection, M 641) […]