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Artificial Teeth - Porcelain, Pacific Diatorics, circa 1925 Reg. No: HT 11947
- Set of Porcelain Artificial Teeth, manufactured in Australia by Pacific Diatorics, circa 1925. They were used in the psychiatric hospital, Lakeside Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria.
- A set of "Pacific Diatorics" porcelain dental teeth, comprised of cuspids and molars. Shade 6, mould 50. One set of eight teeth [one tooth missing] arranged on one line, and attached to a green coloured cardboard mount. One tooth is missing. Cardboard has significantly deteriorated.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
|Dimensions:||3.2 cm (Height), 8.2 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, psychiatric services, hospitals, dental apparatus instruments, 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:||Printed on front: "PACIFIC DIATORICS / MOULD / 50 / SHADE / 6 / ........AUSTRALIA"|
|Place & Date Used:||Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1925|
|References:||Card with exhibit|