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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
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dental amalgam dispenser kit

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Dates
1940
1970
circa 1940-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020288 a-g
Description
Dental amalgam dispenser kit; rectangular black plastic stand with round black rubber feet (a), indented spaces at top to hold other objects; cylindrical translucent glass mortar (b) with base that flares out; cylindrical glass pestle (c) with rounded mixing end, square handle end; two hexagonal cl…
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Accession Number
010020288 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Materials
Dentistry, Operative
MM= Dental Restoration, Permanent -- alloy/amalgam
Description
Dental amalgam dispenser kit; rectangular black plastic stand with round black rubber feet (a), indented spaces at top to hold other objects; cylindrical translucent glass mortar (b) with base that flares out; cylindrical glass pestle (c) with rounded mixing end, square handle end; two hexagonal clear glass bottles with ridges on three sides; alloy bottle (d) with white paper label printed with gold and orange ink stating product name, manufacturing information; mercury bottle (e) with white paper label printed with black ink stating product name; black plastic twist caps with ridged sides (f, g) with silver metal coil-covered dispensers coming out horizontally; dispensers are pushed toward caps to dispense product; mercury bottle cap (g) with dial at back for measuring liquid amounts
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a -stand - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Width 8.9 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b - mortar - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
c - pestle - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - bottle - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
e - bottle - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
f - cap - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
g - cap - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Baker & Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Newark
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1970
circa 1940-1970
Date Remarks
Based on patent date
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: white
ink: orange, yellow, black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on stand: "ARISTALOY // BAKER & CO., INC. // NEWARK, N. J. // MADE IN U.S.A."; (b) embossed on bottom: "BAKER"; (d) printed on label: "BA[Illeg.]R // Aristaloy // E.NEWARK, N.J."; embossed on bottom: "BAKER 11"; (e) printed on label: "FOR MERCURY // USE BAKER SPECTROPURE"; embossed on bottom: "BAKER 10"; (f) embossed on cap: "ARISTALOY // BAKER // MADE IN U.S.A."; (g) embossed on cap: "SPECTRO PURE // BAKER // MADE IN U.S.A. // PAT.NO. // 2081544"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Label on mercury bottle (e) very darkened; label on alloy bottle (d) partially ripped; bottom of mortar (b) worn; bottom of pestle (c) darkened and scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"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; the caps on the dispensing bottles were patented in the late 1930s
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