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- A Place & Date Used Ballarat, Australia
Dental Crowns - Silver, S S White Dental Manufacturing Co, circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 850034
- Box containing approximately 250 silver dental cusps or crowns or caps made by S S White, Dental Manufacturing Co., circa 1900. They were used at a mental health hospital, Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. They were used to restore the surface of damaged teeth.
- Silver cusps for false crowns for teeth. Approximately 250 cusps set temporarily in a wax bed in a shallow paper covered plywood box with velvet-padded lid. The box also contains an oblong slab of stainless steel, possibly used as a palette.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
|Dimensions:||18.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 26.50 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:||Written: CUSPS. Engraved: WSS/DR. J.G. HOLLINGSWORTHS/CROWN & BRIDGE APPLIANCES.|
|Manufacturer:||S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co., circa 1900|
|Place & Date Used:||Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900|
|References:||Card with exhibit|