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Artificial Teeth - Porcelain Cuspid & Molar, Ash's Free-Plane Diatorics, circa 1925 Object Reg. No: HT 11935

Summary:
Eight Porcelain Cuspid and Molar, Artificial Teeth, manufactured by Ash's Free-Plane Diatorics, England, circa 1925. They were used in the psychiatric hospital, Lakeside Hospital, Ballarat.
Description:
Eight artificial teeth made of porcelain, off white in colour. Attached in a single row with wire to black card. The mould number, shade number and manufacturer's details are printed in silver ink on the front and reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 1.0 cm (Height), 8.3 cm (Width), 3.7 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, dentistry, dentures, 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: "ASH'S FREE-PLANE DIATORICS / MOULD / 410 / SHADE / B2 / MADE IN ENGLAND"
Reverse: "FREEDOM AND STABILITY / IN ALL DIRECTIONS / FREEPLANE"
Manufacturer: Ash's Free-Plane Diatorics, 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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