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Artificial Teeth - Porcelain, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: HT 11857

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:
porcelain, off white in colour. Attached to maroon card with wire and string in a row of eight teeth. A second row is missing. The manufacturer's details, mould number and shade number are printed in gold ink on the front and reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 1.0 cm (Height), 8.6 cm (Width), 3.0 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 / MADE IN ENGLAND / MOULD 2M / SHADE 03"
Reverse: "THE AMALGAMATED DENTAL CO. LIMITED / LONDON, ENGLAND"
Manufacturer: London, England, Great Britain, 1893-1950
Place & Date Used: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
References: Card with exhibit

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