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portable dental operating light

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020012 a-g
Description
Green metal portable dental operating light; light bulb surrounded by white glass, silver metal and curved glass guard (a); black rubber electric cord hangs from light; height-adjustable top of stand (b) with lever to adjust angle of light and band of yellow paint at bottom; a middle tube (c) conneā€¦
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Accession Number
010020012 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Lighting
Description
Green metal portable dental operating light; light bulb surrounded by white glass, silver metal and curved glass guard (a); black rubber electric cord hangs from light; height-adjustable top of stand (b) with lever to adjust angle of light and band of yellow paint at bottom; a middle tube (c) connects top of stand to bottom (d), which has band of yellow paint at top; three tubes with red paint at tops screw into round bottom to create triangular base (e, f, g)
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - light - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Width 18.0 cm x Depth 13.1 cm
b - top of stand - Size: Length 67.0 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
c - middle pipe - Size: Length 45.2 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
d - bottom of stand - Size: Length 46.8 cm x Width 10.3 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
e - base support - Size: Length 46.2 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
f - base support - Size: Length 46.2 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
g - base support - Size: Length 46.2 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Wilmot Castle Company
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Based on donors remarks
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear, white
paint: green, yellow, red
rubber: black
plastic: black
fabric: green
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on cord: "5A.250V. // 10A.125V.", reverse: "UND.LAB.INSP. // U.S.A.PAT.1394976"; (b) engraved on light: ""Safe-Lock" // AMERICAN PROD. CO. // MADE IN U.S.A. N.Y.C."; (d) printed on unit base: "CASTLE // LIGHTS // TYPE 808 SER. 76831 // AMPS. 60W. VOLTS 24 110 // WILMOT CASTLE COMPANY // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-538-4-1
Condition Remarks
Paint is heavily chipped, almost gone; glass is slightly scuffed; metal on top of light slightly scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Brian Barrett
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; this item was donated by Dr. Brian Barrett from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; it was used by the Canadian Forces Dental Services
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dental crown remover

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13317
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020195 a-b
Description
Silver metal dental crown remover; cylindrical handle (a) with cross-pattern etched bolts at both ends; hexagonal cylinder moves up and down along handle; crown remover point (b) with brown metal screw at bottom; cylindrical body tapers to angled tip with rectangular end.
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Accession Number
010020195 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- crown remover
Description
Silver metal dental crown remover; cylindrical handle (a) with cross-pattern etched bolts at both ends; hexagonal cylinder moves up and down along handle; crown remover point (b) with brown metal screw at bottom; cylindrical body tapers to angled tip with rectangular end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
b - point - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
StarDental
Site Made (City)
Lancaster
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver, brown
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on handle: "STAR DENT // MADE IN U.S.A."; (b) engraved on point: "CRESCENT // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Slight rust on bottom of handle and point
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"StarDental" 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; this item was donated by Dr. S. Nicolic from Vancouver, British Columbia on behalf of their patient, Mr. Ernest Carewick; it is believed to be a crown remover; Stardental is celebrating their 100-year anniversary in 2011; however the company website also mentions that they were making instruments as early as 1889
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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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