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- A Place & Date Used Ballarat, Australia
Dental Molds - Silver, circa 1910 Reg. No: SH 850035
- 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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||26.50 cm (Height), 1.50 cm (Width), 18.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||hospitals, mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric services, making history - psych 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|