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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
010020544
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle with short neck and black metal screw cap; filled with powder; pharmacist contact information paper label with blue and black lettering.
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Accession Number
010020544
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Cements
Dental Materials
Dental Caries
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle with short neck and black metal screw cap; filled with powder; pharmacist contact information paper label with blue and black lettering.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
W. R. French Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Kelowna
Site Made (State)
British Columbia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Date based on research for phone number style
Material
glass: brown
powder: white
paper: cream
ink: blue, black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Gum Sandrac // W. R. French, Ltd. // Phone 73 KELOWNA, B.C."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row A
Length
8.9 cm
Diameter
4.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is discoloured, shows signs of wear along edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
Reference Comments
Dr. Edith Schaaf, dentist; Wikipedia
Research Facts
Powdered gum sandarac is a resin that has various uses; the possible dental use would have been as a shiny coating under a filling. 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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pair of dentures

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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
010020073 a-b
Description
Pair of dentures; upper (a) and lower (b) sections with white porcelain teeth affixed to brown and pink rubber gum formations; (a) has mold of entire upper palate while the u-shaped (b) has mold only of gums where teeth are present
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Accession Number
010020073 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Denture, Complete
Description
Pair of dentures; upper (a) and lower (b) sections with white porcelain teeth affixed to brown and pink rubber gum formations; (a) has mold of entire upper palate while the u-shaped (b) has mold only of gums where teeth are present
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - upper - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - lower - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (City)
Vancouver
Site Made (State)
British Columbia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
rubber: pink, brown
porcelain: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Two teeth missing on upper section; plastic is scratched, cracking at top of (a), inside (b) and where teeth meet rubber
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; this item was donated by Dr. Graham Pettapiece from Victoria, British Columbia; a note with the object states that the dentures came from a patient, Cameron McIntosh, 70 years old, who had the dentures made fifty years prior in Vancouver; he remembered the dentist, perhaps Dr. Ford, had an office on the 2nd floor at the corner of Main and Hastings
Exhibit History
(b) On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #2, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
Images
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