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Artificial Teeth - Porcelain, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: HT 11835

Summary:
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
Description:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 1.0 cm (Height), 9.0 cm (Width), 5.0 cm (Length)

More information

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

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