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Artificial Teeth - Incisors, Anatoform, circa 1925 Object Reg. No: HT 11919

Set of six porcelain incisor teeth for dentures, Anatoform brand, made circa 1925. Distributed by the Amalgamated Dental Trade Distributors Ltd, London. Used in the Lakeside Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
Six artificial teeth made of porcelain, off white in colour. Arranged in a single row and set in a rectangle of red resin with a metal backing. Details of the mould, shade and manufacture are imprinted onto the resin in white. The distributor's name is etched into the metal on the reverse.
Statement Of Significance:
Example of dentistry performed in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.4 cm (Height), 6.0 cm (Width), 2.3 cm (Length)

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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: 'ANATOFORM / NEW HUE / MADE IN ENGLAND - PAT 526017 / M / 32 / S / 67'
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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