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dental drill controls

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Dates
1957
1970
circa 1957-1970
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997010003
Description
Controls for Borden Airotor dental drill consists of vertical rectangular metal carcass supported by base on wheels; carcass has slot for retractable drill bit , metal handle, dial and gage at front and top, hook on side and handle at back which opens panel to interior compartment; interior has mec…
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Accession Number
997010003
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental High Speed Equipment
Dentistry
Dental Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- drill
Description
Controls for Borden Airotor dental drill consists of vertical rectangular metal carcass supported by base on wheels; carcass has slot for retractable drill bit , metal handle, dial and gage at front and top, hook on side and handle at back which opens panel to interior compartment; interior has mechanism including plastic and metal tubes, cloth braided cable, two glass jars and plastic bottle; carcass has cables at back; one cable ends in foot-operated pedal and another cable in metal nozzle attachment for external compressor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston
Maker
Amalgamated Dental Engineering Industries Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walton-On-Thames
Site Made (State)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1957
1970
circa 1957-1970
Date Remarks
Date based on date of first commercially manufactured and distributed Borden Airotor, style of "Sterling" label indicates c 1950s.
Material
metal: beige, silver, yellow
plastic: grey, black, clear
rubber: black, grey, clear
glass: clear
fabric: black, grey
liquid: yellow
Inscriptions
Embossed on nameplate affixed to carcass: "Sterling"; printed on metal plate: "STERLING CONTROLS // FOR // BORDEN AIROTOR // AN "AMALGAMATED DENTAL" PRODUCT // TYPE 4 // SERIAL NO 2477".
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 99.0 cm x Width 32.0 cm x Depth 27.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paint wearing off carcass; minor scratching on sides; organic residue on base and in slot; rubber edging is cracked and detaching from carcass at top; interior walls of carcass stained and rusting; rubber ring stiff; plastic bottle stained; glass jar showing fracture lines; cloth braided cable is frayed and cut at one end; cable to pedal is beginning to pulverize; rubber on pedal is torn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Wikipedia; CD #6
Research Facts
Used as controls for Borden Airotor dental drill
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set of dental burs and holder

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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020204 a-g
Description
Set of six dental burs and a holder; silver metal holder (a) consists of round silver metal dish with raised base; two metal discs, with concentric circles of small round holes, attached above base; four excavating burs (b, c, d, e) with silver metal cylindrical handles tapering to round cutting ed…
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Accession Number
010020204 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- bur
Description
Set of six dental burs and a holder; silver metal holder (a) consists of round silver metal dish with raised base; two metal discs, with concentric circles of small round holes, attached above base; four excavating burs (b, c, d, e) with silver metal cylindrical handles tapering to round cutting edge tips; two burs (f, g) with flat cutting edge tips.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - holder - Size: Depth 5.2 cm x Diam. 9.6 cm
b - bur - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
c - bur - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
d - bur - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
e - bur - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
f - bur - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
g - bur - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Claudius Ash & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(b, c, d, e, f, g) Engraved on bur: "ASH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Holder (a) is tarnished, dented on bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-B”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 31 (similar to Revelation Excavating Burs)
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; excavating burs were used for cutting dentin
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dental burnisher

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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020222
Description
Dental burnisher; octagonal silver metal handle engraved with concentric circles for grip; end becomes smooth, tapers then branches into two tips; one with a rounded flat end and the other covered with a smooth sphere.
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Accession Number
010020222
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- burnisher
Description
Dental burnisher; octagonal silver metal handle engraved with concentric circles for grip; end becomes smooth, tapers then branches into two tips; one with a rounded flat end and the other covered with a smooth sphere.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Claudius Ash & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "ASH ENGLAND 20"; scratched into handle: "I. F. G."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 14.9 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some adhesive remnants on handle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments & Appliances", Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 951 (similar to model #4164-U)
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; burnishers were used to smooth out fillings after being placed in the cavity
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dental cone-socket point handle

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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020223
Description
Silver metal handle for a cone-socket point; octagonal middle engraved with concentric circles for grip; smooth handle tapers downward to rounded cone-shaped end; smooth hollow cylindrical tip at other end, where a variety of points could be placed.
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Accession Number
010020223
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative
Root Canal Therapy
Description
Silver metal handle for a cone-socket point; octagonal middle engraved with concentric circles for grip; smooth handle tapers downward to rounded cone-shaped end; smooth hollow cylindrical tip at other end, where a variety of points could be placed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Claudius Ash & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "ASH ENGLAND 4"; scratched into handle: "I. F. G."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Some rust visible inside open end
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 2 (similar to model #5)
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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set of dental instruments

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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020260 a-h
Description
Set of silver metal dental instruments; brown rectangular paper box (b) and lid (a) covered in white paper; product and manufacturer's information printed with blue and black ink on top and sides of lid; box has black paper insert in bottom with raised grooves to hold instruments; blue felt affixed…
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Accession Number
010020260 a-h
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dental Materials
Dentisty, Operative
Description
Set of silver metal dental instruments; brown rectangular paper box (b) and lid (a) covered in white paper; product and manufacturer's information printed with blue and black ink on top and sides of lid; box has black paper insert in bottom with raised grooves to hold instruments; blue felt affixed to top and bottom of insert, continues up to cover instruments; all instruments have octagonal handles engraved with concentric circles for grip; Ash double-end cutting instrument (c) with tips that curve slightly at an angle, then bend at a 90-degree angle, ending in flat rectangle with ridges on one side; Ash chisel (d) with smooth flat end; handle tapers at top to curved tip with sharp, angled end; Ubeco double-end excavators (e, f) with tips that curve in a semi-circle with circular spoons on ends; S.S. White scalers (g, h) with flat, smooth ends; handle tapers to tip, which curves in a semi-circle before ending with a square, flat tip
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 18.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
b - box - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
c - cutting instrument - Size: 16.0 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - chisel - Size: 15.2 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
e - excavator - Size: 16.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - excavator - Size: 16.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - scaler - Size: 15.1 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
h - scaler - Size: 15.1 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Claudius Ash & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
paper: white, brown
fabric: blue
ink: blue, black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front: "ASH // fine quality // STEEL // DENTAL // INSTRUMENTS // Made for completely // satisfactory service // MADE IN ENGLAND"; printed on three sides: "ASH FINE STEEL DENTAL INSTRUMENTS"; printed on fourth side: "S/E BURNISHERS S.S. // FIG. 3. AM.P [Illeg.]"; (b) printed on bottom: "MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN // Trade Distribution Agents in Canada: // THE AMALGAMATED DENTAL CO. (CANADA) LTD. // TORONTO"; (c) engraved on handle: "ASH ENGLAND K STAINLESS"; (d) engraved on handle: "SCL ASH ENGLAND 33 STAINLESS"; (e) engraved on handle: "UBECO Stainless U.S.A. 11"; (f) engraved on handle: "UBECO STAINLESS U.S.A. 11"; (g, h) engraved on handle: "MADE BY S.S. WHITE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SSW MC 8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Grooves on box insert are worn; edges and corners of lid (a) are very worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p.14-19
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; the box for the set is from Claudius Ash, as well as two instruments inside; there are also two instruments from Ubeco and two from S.S. White, both American companies
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dental auto-mallet

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Dates
1943
1950
circa 1943-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020281 a-k
Description
McKenzie automatic amalgam condenser; clear rectangular plastic holder (a) with spaces for handpiece, condenser points; silver metal handpiece (b) with specially-designed black metal latch over tip; concentric ridged circles along bottom half, before cylindrical handpiece curves at a slight angle, …
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Accession Number
010020281 a-k
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- mallet
Description
McKenzie automatic amalgam condenser; clear rectangular plastic holder (a) with spaces for handpiece, condenser points; silver metal handpiece (b) with specially-designed black metal latch over tip; concentric ridged circles along bottom half, before cylindrical handpiece curves at a slight angle, ending with a round opening; six silver metal condenser points fit into handpiece; one with curved end (c), one with oval end (d), one with flaring round, flat end (e), one with rounded, circular end (f), two with flat, round ends (g, h); two cylindrical driving cams (i, j) hold points in handpiece; white rectangular instruction sheet (k), printed with black ink on one side, states product's advantages, parts and directions
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - holder - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
b - handpiece - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
c - condenser point - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 0.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
d - condenser point - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
e - condenser point - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
f - condenser point - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
g - condenser point - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
h - condenser point - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
i - cam - Size: Length 0.5 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
j - cam - Size: Length 0.5 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
k - sheet - Size: Length 27.9 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Facility Products
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1943
1950
circa 1943-1950
Date Remarks
Based on patent date
Material
metal: silver, black
plastic: clear
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
(b) Engraved near bottom: "THE DENTAL SPECIALTY MFG. CO"
Permanent Location
(a-j): Storage Room 0010
0010-B
(k): Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 22
Condition Remarks
Sheet (k) is worn at edges, folds; metal on (b) tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
James G. Brass; "Free Patents Online" 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. James G. Brass from Comox, British Columbia; his father was a classmate of the inventor of this product, Olin G. McKenzie, at Northwestern University in the late 1930s; this item was patented in 1943; its primary objective was to provide a simple and efficient plugger construction which can be used in an ordinary drilling handpiece, specifically only with a change in the latch, not the handpiece itself
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dental root elevator

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Dates
1940
1980
circa 1940-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020286
Description
Silver metal dental root elevator; tapering cylindrical body curves slightly near bottom; triangular tip; cylindrical handle at top, perpendicular to body; etched cross-pattern in middle of handle for grip; ends of handle taper inward, then flare outward; slightly rounded circular ends
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Accession Number
010020286
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry, Operative
Root Canal Therapy
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- elevator
Description
Silver metal dental root elevator; tapering cylindrical body curves slightly near bottom; triangular tip; cylindrical handle at top, perpendicular to body; etched cross-pattern in middle of handle for grip; ends of handle taper inward, then flare outward; slightly rounded circular ends
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Claudius Ash & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
1980
circa 1940-1980
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "ASH.ENGLAND // 12R // Lustra"
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 10.8 cm Width 8.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal slightly tarnished, mostly at tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 16 (similar to model #27C)
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's tip most resembles Cryer's universal root elevator, but most examples show a straight handle, not one that is perpendicular to the tip, as this item has
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wooden dental bur cabinet

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020292
Description
Wooden dental bur cabinet, painted cream; rectangular base; flat rectangular back; two holes at top to hang cabinet on wall; top curves slightly downward over top; manufacturer's logo painted at top centre in gold, blue, yellow, black; sides taper upward; door made of thin rectangular panels of woo…
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Accession Number
010020292
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Wooden dental bur cabinet, painted cream; rectangular base; flat rectangular back; two holes at top to hang cabinet on wall; top curves slightly downward over top; manufacturer's logo painted at top centre in gold, blue, yellow, black; sides taper upward; door made of thin rectangular panels of wood slides down from top to bottom; black-enamelled round knob at front centre; inside cabinet are horizontal and vertical dividers, creating 24 small squares, slanted slighty upward
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Amalgamated Dental Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
wood: brown
paint: cream, yellow, blue, yellow, black
metal: silver
enamel: black
Inscriptions
Printed on top: "TRADE MARK REGISTERED // THE AMALGAMATED // DENTAL CO. LTD. // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 20.9 cm x Width 13.8 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Door opens smoothly; painted logo faded; paint peeling on bottom, edges
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. Marc Lemieux from Ottawa, Ontario; the Amalgamated Dental Co. was founded in 1924
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wooden dental bur cabinet

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020293 a-g
Description
Wooden dental bur cabinet, painted cream (a); rectangular base; flat rectangular back; two holes at top to hang cabinet on wall; top curves slightly downward over top; manufacturer's logo painted at top centre in gold, blue, yellow, black; sides taper upward; door made of thin rectangular panels of…
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Accession Number
010020293 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Wooden dental bur cabinet, painted cream (a); rectangular base; flat rectangular back; two holes at top to hang cabinet on wall; top curves slightly downward over top; manufacturer's logo painted at top centre in gold, blue, yellow, black; sides taper upward; door made of thin rectangular panels of wood slides down from top to bottom; black-enamelled round knob at front centre; inside cabinet are rectangular horizontal (b, c, d) and vertical (e, f, g) dividers, creating 24 small squares, slanted slighty upward
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - cabinet - Size: Length 20.9 cm x Width 13.8 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
b - divider - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
c - divider - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
d - divider - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
e - divider - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
f - divider - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
g - divider - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Amalgamated Dental Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
wood: brown
paint: cream, yellow, blue, yellow, black
metal: silver
enamel: black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on top: "TRADE MARK REGISTERED // THE AMALGAMATED // DENTAL CO. LTD. // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D2-4
Condition Remarks
Door does not open smoothly; paint peeling badly on back, sides; rust marks inside cabinet from metal burs; two 2 cm cracks in wood on each side
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; the Amalgamated Dental Co. was founded in 1924
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wooden dental bur cabinet

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020294
Description
Wooden dental bur cabinet, painted cream; flat rectangular back; two holes at top to hang cabinet on wall; sides curves slightly inward toward front; manufacturer's logo painted at top centre in gold, blue, yellow, black; two doors made of vertical rectangular panels of wood slide along sides towar…
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Accession Number
010020294
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Wooden dental bur cabinet, painted cream; flat rectangular back; two holes at top to hang cabinet on wall; sides curves slightly inward toward front; manufacturer's logo painted at top centre in gold, blue, yellow, black; two doors made of vertical rectangular panels of wood slide along sides toward centre; black-enamelled round knobs at end of each door; inside cabinet are horizontal and vertical dividers, creating two sets of 24 small squares, slanted slighty upward
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Amalgamated Dental Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
wood: brown
paint: cream, yellow, blue, yellow, black
metal: silver
enamel: black
Inscriptions
Printed on top: "THE AMALGAMATED // DENTAL CO. LTD. // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 33.5 cm x Width 18.7 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Doors opens smoothly; painted logo faded; paint peeling on bottom, edges; scratches in wood on back
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. Marc Lemieux from Ottawa, Ontario; the Amalgamated Dental Co. was founded in 1924
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