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DALTON, John

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Extraordinary facts relating to the vision of colours.

Mem. lit. phil. Soc. Manch., 5 pt. 1, 28-45., 1798.

First scientific description of color-blindness, or “Daltonism”. Dalton himself suffered from red–green blindness. His paper was read to the Society in 1794.



Subjects: GENETICS / HEREDITY › HEREDITARY / CONGENITAL DISEASES OR DISORDERS › Color-Blindness, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Physiology of Vision