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Artificial Teeth - Porcelain, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: HT 11886

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 rows of eight teeth. 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, Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 1.0 cm (Height), 8.6 cm (Width), 4.9 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: dental apparatus instruments, mental health, mental health institutions, prosthetics, psychiatric hospitals
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 3S / SHADE 5"
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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