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Artificial Teeth - Porcelain Cuspid & Molar, DeTrey's Diatorics, circa 1925 Object Reg. No: HT 11954

Summary:
Porcelain cuspid and molar teeth for dentures. Manufactured by DeTrey's Revelation Anatomical Diatorics and distributed by the Amalgamated Dental Co. Limited, in England, circa 1925. Used in the psychiatric hospital Lakeside Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Description:
A set of "De Trey's Diatorics" porcelain dental teeth, comprised of cuspids and molars. Shade 9, mould 110. Two sets of teeth arranged in two lines, and wired to a burgundy coloured cardboard mount.
Statement Of Significance:
Example of dentistry performed in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria, Australia
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 3.1 cm (Height), 8.4 cm (Length)

More information

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: Printed on front: 'DETREY'S DIATORICS / MOULD / 110 / SHADE / 9 / MADE IN U.S.A.'
Printed on back: 'THE AMALGAMATED DENTAL CO. LIMITED / LONDON. ENGLAND'
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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