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Atomiser - Dental, Glass & Metal, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850127

Summary:
Used for spraying water into mouths of dental patients at Victorian psychiatric hospitals, circa 1920
Description:
The dental spray is a thin straight-sided glass bottle with a bulb-shaped top. There is a fine metal air pipe leading into the top; this is attached to a metal tube which reaches down into the bottle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 16.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 13.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: dental hygiene, psychiatric hospitals
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: hygiene
User: Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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