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Reute ophthalmotrope, model of the movements of the eyes in response to muscles, brass and wood, used at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, maker unknown, late 19th century

Museum reference



History of Science

Object name

Reute ophthalmotrope

Production information

Ruete, Christian Georg Theodor, 1810 - 1867, Inventor
Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, EUROPE


Late 19th century


Brass, Wood, Palmwood, Walnut


Place of use: Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
Place of use: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

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