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air compressor unit

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020032
Description
Black-enamelled metal air compressor unit; cylindrical air compressor sits on rectangular base atop cylindrical motor with square base; whole unit atop rounded cylindrical base; black rubber band around five-spoked silver metal wheel, attached to compressor base, and smaller wheel, attached to moto…
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Accession Number
010020032
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Description
Black-enamelled metal air compressor unit; cylindrical air compressor sits on rectangular base atop cylindrical motor with square base; whole unit atop rounded cylindrical base; black rubber band around five-spoked silver metal wheel, attached to compressor base, and smaller wheel, attached to motor; black rubber electrical wire coming from base, black and yellow plastic plug at end; silver metal pipe goes from top to air compressor base; black fabric-covered wire goes from motor to air compressor base; broken black rubber wire coming from unit base
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Ritter Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
metal: silver
enamel: black, yellow
rubber: black
fabric: black
plastic: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on unit: "AUTOMATIC AIR COMPRESSOR UNIT // MANUFACTURED BY // THE RITTER DENTAL MFG. CO. // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A. // PAT. NOV 7, 1916 // MAR. 27, 1917 // OTHER PATS PENDING // SERIAL NO. 5832 MODEL -A- // -IMPORTANT- // TO OIL COMPRESSOR, REMOVE THUMB SCREW BELOW THIS NAME PLATE. THEN FILL // WITH COLUMBIA COMPRESSOR OIL THROUGH FILLING HOLE LOCATED ABOVE NAME // PLATE UNTIL OIL FLOWS OUT SCREW HOLE BELOW. POUR VERY SLOWLY // SEE PRINTED DIRECTIONS MADE IN U.S.A.", "AUTOMATIC // MRD CO. // SWITCH // BRITISH PATENT // NO. 16130 OF 19[Illeg.]1"; printed on motor: "THE RITTER DENTAL MFG CO // ROCHESTER, NY // SPECIAL // EMERSON // AIR COMPRESSOR MOTOR // NO. 599862 // VOLTS 110 TYPE 7342 NT // CYCLES 60 AMPS 4.3 // PHASE 1 SPEED 1750 // FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT // PATENTED"; embossed on wheel: "NATIONAL HARDWARE SPECIALTIES LTD // MADE IN DRESDEN ONTARIO CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 1.02 m x Width 34.0 cm x Depth 34.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber wires taped together with masking and electrical tape; one wire end is broken off; whole unit is greasy; rubber wires are brittle; enamel chipping heavily around base
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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anaesthetic inhaler

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Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020361 a-b
Description
Silver metal anaesthetic inhaler mask; wire mesh mask with rounded solid metal border (a); cylindrical piece of metal in an oval, covered with coiled spring (b); forms loop at top; spring fits into border of mask
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Accession Number
010020361 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Anesthesia, Dental
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Silver metal anaesthetic inhaler mask; wire mesh mask with rounded solid metal border (a); cylindrical piece of metal in an oval, covered with coiled spring (b); forms loop at top; spring fits into border of mask
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mask - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 8.1 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - spring - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on handle: "U // S // H // GERMANY // CHROME"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-12
Condition Remarks
Wire mesh partly detached from solid metal ring
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments", Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 25 (similar to model #1309); "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality", Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 2008 (similar to model #B/-168)
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Norman Ironstone from Ottawa, Ontario; this most resembles a Yankauer's chloroform mask; it would be used with a piece of fabric in between the spring and the mask, which would be infused with the anaesthetic
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anaesthetic inhaler

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Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020362 a-c
Description
Silver metal anaesthetic inhaler mask; wire mesh mask with rounded solid metal border (a); cylindrical piece of metal in an oval, covered with coiled spring (b); forms loop at top; spring fits into border of mask; white fabric mesh cover (c) goes around mask, held in place by spring
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Accession Number
010020362 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Anesthesia, Dental
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Silver metal anaesthetic inhaler mask; wire mesh mask with rounded solid metal border (a); cylindrical piece of metal in an oval, covered with coiled spring (b); forms loop at top; spring fits into border of mask; white fabric mesh cover (c) goes around mask, held in place by spring
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - mask - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 7.7 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
b - spring - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
c - fabric - Size: Length 12.1 cm x Width 9.8 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (City)
Long Island
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on handle: "EU.S.A. // Sklar"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-12
Condition Remarks
Fabric (c) is worn; metal slightly tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments", Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 25 (similar to model # 1309); "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality", Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 2008 (similar to model #B/-168); "The Finest Instruments Ever Made", Audrey B. Davis and Mark S. Dreyfuss, 1986, p. 296
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; this most resembles a Yankauer's chloroform mask; the fabric would be infused with the anaesthetic; Sklar was established in 1892
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001366
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001366
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365, 997.001.367-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001367
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001367
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.8 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.366, 997.001.368-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001368
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001368
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.2 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.367, 997.001.369-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001369
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001369
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.1 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.368, 997.001.370-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001370
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001370
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.369, 997.001.371-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001371
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001371
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.370, 997.001.372-.382; CD #5
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automatic mallet dental instrument

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020624
Description
S. S. White Automatic Malletto place gold foil fillings with silver cylindrical instrument with two sections of ridged black Bakelite material grips near tip and engraved ridges in the handle; with a #7 S. S. White plugger point tip; company name and logo engraved at centre of instrument handle
Accession Number
010020624
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dental Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- mallet
Description
S. S. White Automatic Malletto place gold foil fillings with silver cylindrical instrument with two sections of ridged black Bakelite material grips near tip and engraved ridges in the handle; with a #7 S. S. White plugger point tip; company name and logo engraved at centre of instrument handle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
The S. S. White Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks engraved at centre of handle: "THE S. S. WHITE DENTAL MFG. CO. // U. S. A. PAT. MAR. 17. 03 // MADE IN U. S. OF A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B2
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Diam 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Very minor surface wear and some wear on tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
“S. S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S. S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1917, p. 37-38
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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Barnes dental gold casting machine

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Dates
1918
1927
1918-1927
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020409 a-d
Description
Dental casting machine (a); brown wooden rectangular base; cylindrical yellow metal pump to one side; brown wooden cylindrical handle at top; larger cylindrical yellow metal tank with raised border around middle and gauge at top, printed with black enamel and covered with clear glass; gauge shows n…
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Accession Number
010020409 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete
Denture, Partial
Dental Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- casting appliance
Description
Dental casting machine (a); brown wooden rectangular base; cylindrical yellow metal pump to one side; brown wooden cylindrical handle at top; larger cylindrical yellow metal tank with raised border around middle and gauge at top, printed with black enamel and covered with clear glass; gauge shows numbers 0-30; red rubber tube comes from tank, would attach to press; metal valve coming from bottom of tank; black rubber tube goes between tank and pump; black-enamelled silver metal press in middle of base; lever with brown wooden bulbous handle at front; pulling lever down causes silver metal cylinder to move down toward base; metal disc (b) with five perforated holes in middle fits into base underneath lever; smaller disc (d) screws onto bottom of silver metal cylinder; cylindrical dish (c) with matching perforated holes sits on larger disc; white fabric tube, covered with red rubber, goes from bottom of cylinder up to top of press
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - machine - Size: Length 55.0 cm x Width 54.6 cm x Depth 22.3 cm
b - disc - Size: Depth 3.0 cm x Diam. 10.5 cm
c - dish - Size: Depth 3.5 cm x Diam. 6.8 cm
d - disc - Size: Depth 2.3 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Burns Dental Casting Machine Co.
Site Made (City)
Flushing, Long Island
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1918
1927
1918-1927
Date Remarks
Based on patent dates
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow, silver
rubber: red, black
enamel: red, black
glass: clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on side of machine: "BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACH. // PAT JULY 16-18"; printed in gauge: "BURNS // DENTAL CASTING MACHINE. // NATIONAL GAUGE AND EOPT. CO. // LA CROSSE, WIS. // 1251-G"; engraved at top: "BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACHINE // PATENTED JULY 16,1918. JULY 10,1917. JULY 16,1918. // OTHER PATENTS PENDING // MANUFACTURED BY // BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACHINE CO. // FLUSHING, L.I., N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T1-3
Condition Remarks
Wood base is very worn; black enamel peeling heavily from press; masking tape holds fabric tube onto bottom of press; tube is ripped, does not attach to top of press; red rubber tube from tank does not attach to press; all rubber is brittle; some tarnishing on metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Free Patents Online" website; "Edward M. Feinberg, D.M.D." website
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; the company patented another casting maching design in 1927, so this machine most likely dates before that year; William Taggert designed the first casting machine in 1907; it had a very similar design to this item
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #2, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
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bottle of liquified phenol

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020543
Description
Empty eliptical brown glass bottle with short neck and black plastic screw cap with attached black rubber bulb dropper; back of the bottle with vertical embossed grooves; paper label with red border.
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Accession Number
010020543
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Dental
Description
Empty eliptical brown glass bottle with short neck and black plastic screw cap with attached black rubber bulb dropper; back of the bottle with vertical embossed grooves; paper label with red border.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Medico-Dental Pharmacy of Ottawa Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on research
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
plastic: black
rubber: black
ink: red, black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "2 ozs liquified // Phenol // POISON // MEDICO-DENTAL PHARMACY (OF OTTAWA) LTD. // Ottawa"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 11.2 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Label has minor stains, overall faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Drug Information On-line (drugs.com); CAMEO Chemicals; CD #5
Research Facts
Liquified phenol is made from liquified carbolic acid by the addition of 10% water, is poisonous and its anesthetic qualities will numb rather than burn skin. Phenol (C6H5OH) has a distinct odour that is sickenly sweet and tarry. A colourless liquid when pure, otherwise pink or red. Commercial phenol is a liquid that evaporates more slowly than water. Pharmacy bottles were designed with built in hazardous warnings by adding raised vertical grooves, or embossed stars when the contents were poisonous. The tactile reminder eliminated possible improper use, especially in poor lighting for the customer. Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008.
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bottle of oral perborate

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Dates
1952
1962
circa 1952-1962
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020541
Description
Rectangular glass bottle full of white powder with a black plastic screw lid and a green plastic stopper; English / French green and beige paper label with brown type with one language on each side; directions for use of the powder; includes original price of .90 cents.
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Accession Number
010020541
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Antisepsis
Mouthwashes
Toothbrushing
Tooth Bleaching Agents
Description
Rectangular glass bottle full of white powder with a black plastic screw lid and a green plastic stopper; English / French green and beige paper label with brown type with one language on each side; directions for use of the powder; includes original price of .90 cents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
E. R. Squibb & Sons of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
1962
circa 1952-1962
Date Remarks
Date based on manufacturer
Material
glass: clear
powder: white
paper: beige
plastic: black, green
ink: brown, green
Inscriptions
Printed on green paper label: "4 oz. // List 65030 // ORAL // PERBORATE // SQUIBB // Lot 3J1359 // (Sodium Perborate Flavoured) // DIRECTIONS: Apply directly to a // moistened toothbrush by removing // the cap. If a solution is desired, // remove the large cap, fill it with the // powder and add contents to a glassful of water. // follow the instructions of your // dentist in using this preparation. // Keep in a cool, dry place. // E. R. SQUIBB & SONS OF CANADA. Ltd. // MONTREAL, CANADA // Made in Canada" // 453 // "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7 Box 2
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels show fading and minor wear around the edge; French label is stained, creased and torn on the bottom proper left corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Sodium perborate " Wikipedia
Research Facts
Sodium perborate is a white, odorless, water soluable chemical compound used as a source of active oxygen in some tooth bleaching formulas. Used as a bleaching agent for internal bleaching of a non vital root treated tooth and bleach the stains from the inside out. It has antiseptic properties and can act as a disinfectant. A less aggressive bleach than sodium hypochlorite. Can be used in powder form as toothpowder or as mouthwash when used as a solution.
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008.
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box of amalgam squeeze cloths

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13333
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020211
Description
Square paper box of dental amalgam squeeze cloths; blue and grey box with square white paper label on top printed with blue ink states manufacturer's information, product name, purpose of product and serial number; manufacturer's sticker on bottom of box; box is filled with circular pieces of white…
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Accession Number
010020211
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Textiles
MM= Dental Restoration, Permanent -- alloy/amalgam
Description
Square paper box of dental amalgam squeeze cloths; blue and grey box with square white paper label on top printed with blue ink states manufacturer's information, product name, purpose of product and serial number; manufacturer's sticker on bottom of box; box is filled with circular pieces of white cloth
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
paper: brown, white
ink: blue, red
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "D-9290 // 100 // AMALGAM // SQUEEZE CLOTHS // TO EXPRESS EXCESS MERCURY FROM // AMALGAM FILLING MATERIAL // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED // MONTREAL & TORONTO - CANADA // MADE IN CANADA"; printed on sticker on bottom: "J & J"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
MHC 2017 Public Program: Seniors Program - Say Cheese: History of Dentures and Dental Health, July 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 7.8 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Box heavily faded on top, sides; lid flap worn, torn on both sides
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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box of dental aluminum shells

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13292
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020170 a-h
Description
Brown wooden rectangular box of aluminum shells; box (a) has white paper label printed with black ink on front stating product name and manufacturing information; white paper label inside lid illustrates product and shows different sizes from 1-20; box is separated into twenty different square comp…
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Accession Number
010020170 a-h
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Description
Brown wooden rectangular box of aluminum shells; box (a) has white paper label printed with black ink on front stating product name and manufacturing information; white paper label inside lid illustrates product and shows different sizes from 1-20; box is separated into twenty different square compartments by three horizontal brown paper inserts (b, c, d) with numbers from 6-20 printed with black ink and four vertical inserts (e, f, g, h) fitting on top; lid affixed to box at back via brown adhesive paper, closes via small silver metal nail going through holes on lid and box at front; box is filled with four to six aluminum shells of different sizes in each of the twenty compartments.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 12.1 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
b - insert - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
c - insert - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
d - insert - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
e - insert - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
f - insert - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
g - insert - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
h - insert - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Blue Island Specialty Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Blue Island
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Based on packaging
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
paper: white, brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front: "BISCO BRAND // SEAMLESS SHELLS // 20 DIFFERENT SIZES // GAUGE // 36 One-Half // Inch // ALUMINUM // SHELLS // BLUE ISLAND SPECIALTY CO., INC. Blue Island, Ill. // MANUFACTURERS // ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES, SUPPLIES AND DENTAL SPECIALTIES"; (b) printed on insert: "6 7 8 9 10"; (c) printed on insert: "11 12 13 14 15"; (d) printed on insert: "16 17 18 19 20";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Slight water damage on paper label; label is darkened
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"My new smile" website
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; aluminum shells are used as temporary crowns while the permanent crown is being created in a dental laboratory; aluminum is used because it is not very strong, since the temporary crown must be easily removed
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box of dental curettes

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13294
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020172 a-e
Description
Box of dental curettes; rectangular brown paper lid (a) with openings at sides slides onto brown paper box (b); lid has paper label on front stating products inside and rules for the special care of the instruments printed with black ink; box has brown wooden insert with six spaces to hold instrume…
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Accession Number
010020172 a-e
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Periodontal Diseases
MM= Curettage -- curette
Description
Box of dental curettes; rectangular brown paper lid (a) with openings at sides slides onto brown paper box (b); lid has paper label on front stating products inside and rules for the special care of the instruments printed with black ink; box has brown wooden insert with six spaces to hold instruments; three silver metal curettes with octagonal handles and tapering ends inside; two (c, d) have tips that turn at a 45-degree angle; one (e) has a straight tip; all three have a very small square picking device at tips
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
b - box - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
c - curette - Size: Length 14.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - curette - Size: Length 14.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
e - curette - Size: Length 14.6 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
paper: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on lid label: "BOX CURETTES, #1-2-3, and 1 WILLIAMS PROBE. // Special Care is required for these instruments. // Observe the following rules: // (1) Use on gingival or soft tissue surfaces only; not on tooth surfaces. // (2) Sterilize by washing carefully and immersing in alcohol for twenty // minutes. Do not boil. // (3) Protect head of instruments against chipping by wrapping with cotton. // Do not place loosely in cabinet with other instruments."; (c) engraved on curette: "BOX PERIODONTAL CURETTE // MADE BY S.S. WHITE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA // 3"; (d) engraved on curette: "BOX PERIODONTAL CURETTE // MADE BY S.S. WHITE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA // 2"; (e) engraved on curette: "BOX PERIODONTAL CURETTE // MADE BY S.S. WHITE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA // 1";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box lid (a) very worn, faded and torn in places; edges of box (b) are torn; Williams probe missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Dynamo in Dentistry", Bruce Ward, The Ottawa Citizen, August 9, 1991, p. B8; “S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 7 (similar to Dr. A. W. Harlan's Set of 12 Scalers)
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. James Joyce from Arthur, Ontario; these instruments are possibly based on a design by Dr. Harold Keith Box (1890-1956); Dr. Box was born in Carleton Place, Ontario; he became internationally well-known in the 1920s, creating a stir when he discovered the cause of pyorrhea, a common tooth disease where the gums were inflamed, causing teeth to be loosened; he discovered the disease began in the lining of the tooth socket, between the bone and the tooth, as opposed to beginning by tartar or in another part of the body; he also proved that a tooth in which the pulp and the dentine were diseased could be saved, instead of extracted, as long as the cementum, the bone covering the dentine within the root, was healthy; he spent his career doing research at the University of Toronto and never wished for financial gain or fame, though at the time his discoveries were seen as comparable to Banting and Best's discovery of insulin, which happened only a few years prior at the same university
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box of dental dams

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13413
Dates
1965
1980
circa 1965-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020291 a-i
Description
Box of dental rubber dams; rectangular white paper box (b) with lid (a) that slides on top; lid with label printed with black and red ink states product and manufacturer's information, with illustration of product; six black oval rubber dams (c, d, e, f, g, h) with flexible thick frames around edge…
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Accession Number
010020291 a-i
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- rubber dam
Description
Box of dental rubber dams; rectangular white paper box (b) with lid (a) that slides on top; lid with label printed with black and red ink states product and manufacturer's information, with illustration of product; six black oval rubber dams (c, d, e, f, g, h) with flexible thick frames around edge; manufacturer's pamphlet (i) printed with black, pink and red ink and folded into three sections; states product information, directions, price, manufacturer's information along with black and white illustrations of product in place in mouth
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - box - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
c - dam - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
d - dam - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
e - dam - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
f - dam - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
g - dam - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
h - dam - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
i - sheet - Size: Length 25.1 cm x Width 16.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Isaac Masel Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
1980
circa 1965-1980
Date Remarks
Based on zip code
Material
rubber: black
paper: white
ink: black, red, pink
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on label on top: "WEBBER RapiDam // THE RUBBER DAM // WITH BUILT-IN // FLEXIBLE FRAME // Packaged One Dozen per box Patent Pending // ISAAC MASEL CO., INC. // 1108 Spruce St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19107"; (i) printed on cover: "NOW - dry-field dentistry // made quick and easy... // WEBBER RapiDam* // the new quadrant rubber dam // with built-in flexible frame // for quick, easy placement // *Patent Pending // ISAAC MASEL CO., INC. PHILADELPHIA, PA. 19107"
Permanent Location
(a-h): Storage Room 0010
0010-B
(i): Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 22
Condition Remarks
Sheet (i) very crumpled, worn at folds; label coming off side of (b); dark marks from rubber on bottom of (a), label coming off top; rubber on dams still malleable
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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box of dental headrest covers

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13472
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020351 a-k
Description
Box of dental headrest covers with plastic coverlets; clear plastic cylindrical box (a) and lid (b) with brown cardboard base; product information printed with white, red and blue ink on paper label inside; two round green fabric and green foam covers (c, d) with small round opening on one side; tw…
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Accession Number
010020351 a-k
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry
Dental Materials
Description
Box of dental headrest covers with plastic coverlets; clear plastic cylindrical box (a) and lid (b) with brown cardboard base; product information printed with white, red and blue ink on paper label inside; two round green fabric and green foam covers (c, d) with small round opening on one side; two white fabric covers (e, f) with round elasticised openings on one side; clear plastic bag (g) holds white covers; four clear plastic coverlets (h, i, j, k) with white elasticised round openings on one side
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - box - Size: Depth 8.0 cm x Diam. 9.9 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 10.0 cm
c - foam cover - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 9.1 cm
d - foam cover - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 9.1 cm
e - fabric cover - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 9.7 cm
f - fabric cover - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 9.7 cm
g - bag - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 12.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
h - plastic cover - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 9.6 cm
i - plastic cover - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 9.6 cm
j - plastic cover - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 9.6 cm
k - plastic cover - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 9.6 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Hubaseal
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
plastic: clear
foam: green
fabric: green, white
paper: brown
ink: white, blue, red
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on label: "HUBASEAL // THE // Finest // SATIN-SOFT // HEADREST COVERS // with replaceable // PLASTIC COVERLETS"; printed on back of label: "NOW - a PRACTICAL way // to keep headrests sanitary and // PROTECT your patient. // HUBASEAL HEADREST COVERS // Set of 2 soft, washable, white cushions with // 12 tough protective caps of greaseproof, odor- // less plastic. // ATTRACTIVE... because they keep your head // rests looking clean and fresh for each patient."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box (a) is dented; fabric and foam are sticky on green covers (c, d); white covers (e, f) are dirty, elastic on (f) is stretched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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box of dental matrix bands

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13456
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020335
Description
Box of seamless copper matrix bands; brown cardboard rectangular box with attached lid; lid and box covered on outside with green paper; top of lid, printed with green, white and black ink, states product and manufacturing information; box is divided into 14 squares with brown paper dividers; boxes…
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Accession Number
010020335
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Dental Caries
Dental Materials
Description
Box of seamless copper matrix bands; brown cardboard rectangular box with attached lid; lid and box covered on outside with green paper; top of lid, printed with green, white and black ink, states product and manufacturing information; box is divided into 14 squares with brown paper dividers; boxes 1, 2, 3, 13, and 14 are full with copper cylinders of various sizes; each square has a number printed on the bottom and a handwritten number on the side; illustrations of different sized bands, numbered 1-14, printed inside lid with black ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Manufacturing Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
paper: brown
ink: green, white, black
metal: orange
Inscriptions
Printed on top: "TRADE // CLEV-DENT // MARK // ONE // HUNDRED // ASSORTED // SIZES // CRANDALL SEAMLESS COPPER // MATRIX BANDS // THE CLEVELAND DENTAL MFG. CO. // CLEVELAND, OHIO // U.S.A."; printed on sides: "LENGTH GAUGE"; handwritten on side: "COPPER"; handwritten inside lid: "To remove crown, drill 2 holes + insert [Illleg.] // or floss"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.4 cm x Width 10.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover paper worn at corners, edges of box; metal bands tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Finest Instruments Ever Made", Audrey B. Davis and Mark S. Dreyfuss, 1986, p. 95
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; Clev-Dent was established in 1896; a matrix band, consisting of a small, thin sheet of metal, was held tight alongside the tooth being filled to provide a smooth, curved wall against which the filling could be packed
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box of dental swager blocks

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Dates
1913
1920
circa 1913-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020350 a-c
Description
Box of dental swager blocks for use with a swaging kit; rectangular brown cardboard box (a) and lid (b); label on top of lid printed with black ink states product and manufacturing information; 89 brown wooden cylindrical swager blocks (c) inside box; blocks taper slightly at one end, with four sma…
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Accession Number
010020350 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Description
Box of dental swager blocks for use with a swaging kit; rectangular brown cardboard box (a) and lid (b); label on top of lid printed with black ink states product and manufacturing information; 89 brown wooden cylindrical swager blocks (c) inside box; blocks taper slightly at one end, with four small circular indents on smaller ends
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Width 11.8 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 24.2 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
c - block - Size: Depth 2.1 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Central Tool Co.
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1913
1920
circa 1913-1920
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
wood: brown
paper: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
(b) Printed on top of lid: "DENTAL SWAGER BLOCKS // MADE BY // THE CENTRAL TOOL CO. // AUBURN, R. I., U. S. A. // PATENTED APRIL 15, 1913"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box (a) and lid (b) are very worn, dirty; lid ripped in corner; box detached at one corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Larry Talarico from Victoria, British Columbia; this item goes with a die swaging kit donated by Dr. Talarico
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