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- A Place & Date Used Ballarat, Australia
Dental Wax, circa 1920 Reg. No: SH 850039
- Dental Wax, circa 1920. Used in a psychiatric hospital Lakeside Mental Hospital, in Ballarat, Victoria Australia circa 1920. Used in the dental surgery for making dental impressions.
- 12 small sheets of dental wax, thin and semi-transparent, coloured pale yellow. Three of the sheets are wrapped around and melted onto a flat square piece of lead. (The two materials appear to have become congealed during long storage.)
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
|Dimensions:||4.00 cm (Height), 8.50 cm (Width), 11.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||hospitals, dental apparatus instruments, psychiatric 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|
|Place & Date Used:||Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1920|
|References:||Card with exhibit|