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Kagenaar, D. B.



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Career: Apprenticeship with Amerongen, the assistant ('amanuensis') of Utrecht professor Pieter Harting; from 1860 onward mechanic and assistant at the physiological laboratory of the University of Utrecht; work as laboratory attendant of Donders for over thirty years and of other Utrecht professor such as Snellen, Engelmann, Pekelharing and Zwaardemaker; opening of his own business; about 1881 introduction of the astigmometer, a modification of the ophthalmometer by E. Javal and H. Schiötz, onto the German market; certificate of honor from the Congrès International des Sciences Médicales at Amsterdam in 1879 and at Rome in 1894.
Selected works: Kagenaar, D. B. 1895. Ein neues Chronoskop für das Registrieren der chronographischen Kurven auf dem allgemeinen Registrierapparat (Kymographion). Utrecht (Collection Rand B. Evans) Kagenaar, D. B. 1895. Pansphygmograph nach Dr. P. Q. Brondgeest: Verfertigt von D. B. Kagenaar, seit 1860 Mechaniker am Physiologischen Laboratorium der Utrechtschen Reichs-Universität. Utrecht (Collection Rand B. Evans) Kagenaar, D. B. 1895. Allgemeiner Registier-Apparat (Kymographion): Verfertigt von D. B. Kagenaar, seit 1860 Mechamiker und Amanuensis am Physiologischen Laboratorium der Reichs-Universität in Utrecht (Holland). Utrecht (Collection Rand B. Evans) Kagenaar, D. B. 1900. Ter Herinnering van de veertig jarige Amtsvervulling van D. B. Kagenaar Sr., 1860 1--Mei--1900 [Photographic album]. 22 Photographs. (University Museum Utrecht, Archive - Box 1151)
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Sources: University Museum Utrecht ; Tonkelaar, Isolde den, G. K. van Leersum, H. E. Henkes. n.d. The ophthalmeter by Javal-Schiötz and the international market. Utrecht
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