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Artificial Teeth - Porcelain Cuspid & Molar, DeTrey's Diatorics, circa 1925 Object Reg. No: HT 11789

Summary:
Set of porcelain teeth for dentures, comprising cuspids and molars. Made by DeTrey's Diatorics for the Amalgamated Dental Co. Limited, London, England, circa 1925. Used in the mental health hospital Lakeside Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
Description:
A set of "De Trey's Diatorics" porcelain dental teeth, comprised of cuspids and molars. Shade 6, mould 3L. Sixteen teeth arranged in two lines on a burgandy coloured cardboard mount, according to the shape of the mouth.
Statement Of Significance:
Example of dentistry performed in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 3.2 cm (Height), 8.4 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, psychiatric services, dentistry, hospitals, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Dentistry
Tertiary Classification: dental prosthetics
Inscriptions: Printed on front: 'DETREY'S DIATORICS / MOULD / 3L / MADE IN ENGLAND / SHADE / 6'
Printed on back: 'LONDON / ENGLAND'
Distributor: Amalgamated Dental Co. Ltd., London, England, Great Britain, circa 1925
Place & Date Used: Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1925
References: Card with exhibit

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