Westcott Color Theory Slides
Accession Number: 2012.psy.99
Six glass slides inside a small cardboard box with accompanying instructions. Each slide has a paper label detailing its function (ex. Test for colour blindness), as well as a label indicating the proper way to insert the slide into a projector. The test also contains a small blue envelope and a “CAUTION” label concerning exposing the slides to high temperatures.
Primary Materials: glass
Peeling University of Toronto Label on the side “ONE SET/TEST FOR COLOR BLINDNESS.”
Box: Height = 3, Width = 9, Length = 11; Slides: Width = 8.5, Length = 10
Function: Test colour blindness
Poor. Three of the six slides are broken
Associated Instruments: 2011.psy.5, 2012.psy.83, 2012.psy.100
Date of Manufacture: early 20th century
Dept. of Psychology, University of Toronto
Murray, E. (1943). Evolution of Color Vision Tests. Journal of The Optical Society of America, Vol 33 (6), 316-334.