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November 13, 1943

The Human Eye in Anatomical Transparencies

JAMA. 1943;123(11):731. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840460065031

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A new method of graphic representation, namely three dimensional illustration on cellulose acetate, is utilized in this volume to present the finest representation of the anatomy of the eye thus far available. A series of paintings showing serial dissections of the eye and orbit from the front and from the side at twice natural size has been prepared by Miss Gladys McHugh and republished on cellulose acetate so that one can actually see the anatomy of the eye layer by layer. The colors are natural and have been faithfully reproduced except in the case of veins and nerves, which have been made blue and yellow to distinguish them from the arteries. The text prepared by Dr. Peter C. Kronfeld gives a detailed study of anatomy of the eye and in addition a most complete description of the anatomy as shown in Miss McHugh's illustrations. Finally the book includes a history

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