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Dental Molds - Silver, circa 1910 Object Reg. No: SH 850035

Summary:
Box containing 40 silver dental molds used at a metal health hospital Lakeside Mental Hospital Ballarat Victoria Australia circa 1910. Dental molds were used to make an impression of a patients teeth in order to make a customised dental replacement.
Description:
Molds of teeth consisting of the outer surface and inner side. Molds of teeth in metal and silver-plated. Numbered in oblong shape purple velvet lined cardboard box, with wooden sides and base.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital, Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 26.50 cm (Height), 1.50 cm (Width), 18.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Dental hygiene in Victorian Mental Health Institutions
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Dentistry
Tertiary Classification: dental prosthetics
Inscriptions: Engraved 1 to 40 at top of each one.
Place & Date Used: Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
References: Note : in Museum

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