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dental mouth mirror

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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
010020224
Description
Silver metal dental mirror; cylindrical handle with flat end; engraved cross-pattern for grip in middle; smooth handle at top tapers to round mirror raised at a 45-degree angle.
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Accession Number
010020224
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dental Prophylaxis
Dentistry, Operative
Description
Silver metal dental mirror; cylindrical handle with flat end; engraved cross-pattern for grip in middle; smooth handle at top tapers to round mirror raised at a 45-degree angle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Kerr Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "KERR 5C MADE IN U.S.A."; "KERR // 5 // BOILABLE // MADE IN U.S.A. // I E"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some tarnish on mirror
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-G”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1915, p. 29 (similar to model #50)
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
Images
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