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Artificial Teeth - Porcelain Cuspid & Molar, DeTrey's Diatorics, circa 1925 Object Reg. No: HT 11803

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:
Artificial teeth made of porcelain, off white in colour. Attached to maroon card with wire in two sets of two rows of eight. The manufacturer's details, mould number and shade number are printed in silver ink on the front and reverse.
Statement Of Significance:
Example of dentistry performed in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 1.0 cm (Height), 8.5 cm (Width), 5.8 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: Front: 'DETREY'S DIATORICS / MADE IN ENGLAND / MOULD 2M / SHADE 7'
Reverse: 'THE AMALGAMATED DENTAL CO. LIMITED / 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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