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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) conne…
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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 root elevator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13408
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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dental root elevator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13417
Dates
1900
1950
circa 1900-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020295
Description
Silver metal dental root elevator; tapering cylindrical body curves slightly near bottom; triangular tip; rectangular handle, with angled edges, at top perpendicular to body; etched cross-pattern in middle of handle for grip; each cylindrical end of the handle flares out, with two decorative circle…
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Accession Number
010020295
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; rectangular handle, with angled edges, at top perpendicular to body; etched cross-pattern in middle of handle for grip; each cylindrical end of the handle flares out, with two decorative circles in middle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
circa 1900-1950
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "CLEV-DENT 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm Width 9.7 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal slightly tarnished, mostly at tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 16 (similar to model #27C); "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; 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; Clev-Dent was established in 1896
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