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Artificial Teeth - Porcelain, circa 1920 Reg. No: HT 11835
- Set of porcelain teeth for dentures, comprising cuspids and molars, circa 1920. Made by DeTrey's Diatorics for the Amalgamated Dental Co. Limited, London, England. Used in the mental health hospital - Lakeside Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
- Artificial teeth made of porcelain, off white in colour. Attached to maroon card with wire in two sets of two rows of eight teeth, with one single tooth attached - the remainder of the row missing. The manufacturer's details, mould number and shade number are printed in gold ink on the front and reverse. The card is in two pieces, held together with adhesive tape which has yellowed.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
|Dimensions:||1.0 cm (Height), 9.0 cm (Width), 5.0 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||dental apparatus instruments, mental health, mental health institutions, prosthetics, psychiatric 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 / MOULD 3M / SHADE 03 / MADE IN ENGLAND"
Reverse: "THE AMALGAMATED DENTAL CO. LIMITED / LONDON, ENGLAND"
|Manufacturer:||London, England, Great Britain, circa 1920|
|Place & Date Used:||Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1893-1950|
|References:||Card with exhibit|