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HUDDART, JOSEPH. - DISCOVERY OF COLOR-BLINDNESS.

An Account of Persons who could not distinguish Colours. In a Letter to Joseph Priestly.

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London, W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1777. 4to. Extracted from "Philosophical Transactions", Year 1777. Vol. 67 - Part I. Pp. 260-265. Clean and fine, broadmargined. ¶ First apperarance of this paper, constituting the first reliable account of colour blindness.

Usually Goethe or John Dalton - Huddart's case was cited in Dalton's paper of 1794 - is supposed to have discovered colourblindness. However, the English oculist Joseph Huddart was the discoverer of this phenomenon. The first physiological explanation of it does come from Goethe.

Garrison & Morton: 5832.

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