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dental casting flux

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020342 a-b
Description
Bottle of dental casting flux; square clear glass bottle that tapers to round opening at top; rectangular yellow paper label wraps around three sides, states purpose, directions and product information printed with blue ink; black plastic twist cap (b) with ridged border at top; bottle is filled wi…
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Accession Number
010020342 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete
Denture, Partial
Dental Implants
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- casting materials
Description
Bottle of dental casting flux; square clear glass bottle that tapers to round opening at top; rectangular yellow paper label wraps around three sides, states purpose, directions and product information printed with blue ink; black plastic twist cap (b) with ridged border at top; bottle is filled with pink powder
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Handy & Harman of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: yellow
ink: blue
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on bottle: "HANDY & HARMAN // OF CANADA LTD. // DEE GOLD // Casting Flux // For melting and // Casting Gold // KEEP COVER ON // TIGHT // HANDY & HARMAN // of Canada Limited // 141 John St., Toronto // DIRECTIONS // Aids melting and // gives life to metal. // Use in heated cru- // cible. Sprinkle on // metal before and // during melting. // KEEP FLUX // AWAY FROM // ACID FUMES. // PURPOSE // Prevents absorp- // tion of gases and // oxides. Ensures // uniform, depend- // able results. // ALL COMPLEX // GOLD ALLOYS // SHOULD BE CAST // IN A REDUCING // ATMOSPHERE."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Condition Remarks
Paper label very worn, green at one edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Industry Canada" 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; Harman & Handy established their Toronto branch in 1936
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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020497
Description
Upper denture made of vulcanized rubber set on a silver aluminum base with plastic teeth; denture is a near complete set of teeth, only missing the canines which have been removed; the front of the gums are painted pink until the second molar where they are then painted brown, the same as the under…
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Accession Number
010020497
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Upper
Description
Upper denture made of vulcanized rubber set on a silver aluminum base with plastic teeth; denture is a near complete set of teeth, only missing the canines which have been removed; the front of the gums are painted pink until the second molar where they are then painted brown, the same as the underside of the palate; the front teeth are held in place using brown metal posts
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on research and similar artefacts in collection
Material
metal: silver, brown, pink
plastic: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; teeth are discoloured along the gum line
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; similar to 010.020.501; CD #4
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; in 1864 the Goodyear Dental Vulcanite Co. was founded in the United States, producing dentures made with hardened rubber and helping them to become less expensive to make and thus more popular; porcelain was added to vulcanite bases to recreate the light pink colour of natural gums, since making the vulcanite the right colour weakened the denture
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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
010020501
Description
Lower denture made of vulcanized rubber with plastic teeth; the denture has both central and lateral incisors, both canines, both premolars; the first molars are made of vulcanite and are distinguished from the gums as a molar by an X carved in the top; the gumline is curved on the proper right sid…
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Accession Number
010020501
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Lower
Description
Lower denture made of vulcanized rubber with plastic teeth; the denture has both central and lateral incisors, both canines, both premolars; the first molars are made of vulcanite and are distinguished from the gums as a molar by an X carved in the top; the gumline is curved on the proper right side to accommodate a second molar, while the proper left side includes a second molar in vulcanite rubber; the gums are painted pink, however on the underside of the denture the natural orange-like colour can be seen; there are metal attachments along the front of the gumline on either side of the denture just below the first molars
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940 - 1950
Date Remarks
Date based on research and similar artefacts in collection
Material
vulcanite: pink, orange
metal: grey
plastic: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 7.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; scratches and marks all over; teeth are discoloured and there is dirt between the teeth and around the gumline
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; similar to 010.020.469; CD #4
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; in 1864 the Goodyear Dental Vulcanite Co. was founded in the United States, producing dentures made with hardened rubber and helping them to become less expensive to make and thus more popular; porcelain was added to vulcanite bases to recreate the light pink colour of natural gums, since making the vulcanite the right colour weakened the denture
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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
010020503
Description
Lower denture with vulcanized rubber gums and a complete set of plastic teeth minus the third molars; the gums are painted pink on the front until the beginning of the second molar, the rest of the gum is a dark red; there is a black and white stripe painted on the gums on either side of the dentur…
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Accession Number
010020503
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Lower
Description
Lower denture with vulcanized rubber gums and a complete set of plastic teeth minus the third molars; the gums are painted pink on the front until the beginning of the second molar, the rest of the gum is a dark red; there is a black and white stripe painted on the gums on either side of the denture between the first and second molar
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on research and similar artefacts in collection
Material
vulcanite: pink, red
plastic: cream
paint: white, black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; scratches and marks all over; teeth are discoloured; the pink paint on the front of the gums is wearing in a couple spots
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; similar to 010.020.469; CD #4
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; in 1864 the Goodyear Dental Vulcanite Co. was founded in the United States, producing dentures made with hardened rubber and helping them to become less expensive to make and thus more popular; porcelain was added to vulcanite bases to recreate the light pink colour of natural gums, since making the vulcanite the right colour weakened the denture
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020504
Description
Upper denture with vulcanized rubber gums and a complete set of plastic teeth minus the third molars; there is a piece of the gums missing above the middle of the two central incisors
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Accession Number
010020504
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Upper
Description
Upper denture with vulcanized rubber gums and a complete set of plastic teeth minus the third molars; there is a piece of the gums missing above the middle of the two central incisors
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on research and similar artefacts in collection
Material
vulcanite: pink
plastic: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; scratches all over; some white discolouration on the gums and at the base of the teeth, particularly around the first and second molars on each side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; similar to 010.020.522; CD #4
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; in 1864 the Goodyear Dental Vulcanite Co. was founded in the United States, producing dentures made with hardened rubber and helping them to become less expensive to make and thus more popular; porcelain was added to vulcanite bases to recreate the light pink colour of natural gums, since making the vulcanite the right colour weakened the denture
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020505
Description
Upper denture with red vulcanized rubber gums and a complete set of plastic teeth minus the third molars; the gums are painted pink on the front of the denture until the first molars; the lateral and central incisors are surrounded by an epoxy-like material which is clear along the teeth and painte…
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Accession Number
010020505
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Upper
Description
Upper denture with red vulcanized rubber gums and a complete set of plastic teeth minus the third molars; the gums are painted pink on the front of the denture until the first molars; the lateral and central incisors are surrounded by an epoxy-like material which is clear along the teeth and painted a shade of pink along the gums
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on research and similar artefacts in collection
Material
vulcanite: pink, red
plastic: cream
epoxy: clear, pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; the top side of the palate shows signs of discolouration; there is some cracking on the top side of the palate along the front where the front teeth are
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; similar to 010.020.504; CD #4
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; in 1864 the Goodyear Dental Vulcanite Co. was founded in the United States, producing dentures made with hardened rubber and helping them to become less expensive to make and thus more popular; porcelain was added to vulcanite bases to recreate the light pink colour of natural gums, since making the vulcanite the right colour weakened the denture
Images
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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020522 a-h
Description
Upper denture (a) completely made of plastic with a complete set of teeth minus third molars; the proper left central incisor (b); the proper right central incisor (c); the proper left canine (d) and the proper right lateral incisor (e) have broken off of the gums and are loose; there are also thre…
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Accession Number
010020522 a-h
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Upper
Description
Upper denture (a) completely made of plastic with a complete set of teeth minus third molars; the proper left central incisor (b); the proper right central incisor (c); the proper left canine (d) and the proper right lateral incisor (e) have broken off of the gums and are loose; there are also three cream coloured circular cotton cloths (f-h); the proper left canine (d) has a groove in the back of it; both central incisors have two gold coloured metal posts in them with some gum material attached to them
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - upper denture - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - proper left central incisor - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
c - proper right central incisor - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
d - proper left canine - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
e - proper right lateral incisor - Size: Length 0.9 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
f - cotton cloth - Size: Diam. 7.1 cm
g - cotton cloth - Size: Diam. 7.2 cm
h - cotton cloth - Size: Diam. 7.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Date based on similar artefacts in the collection
Material
plastic: pink, white
fabric: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B1-15
Condition Remarks
(a) - Is fragile, the palate is cracked at the back; the central incisors, the proper right incisor and the proper left canine have been broken off; the gums and underside of the palate show signs of discolouration and wear; (b) - tooth is discoloured; (c) - tooth is discoloured; (d) - tooth is discoloured; (e) - tooth is discoloured; (f) - slight fraying around edges; (g) - slight fraying around edges; (h) - slight fraying around edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Wikipedia - Dentures" website; similar to 010.020.504; CD #4
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; plastic became a popular material to use for dentures starting in the twentieth century; most modern dentures are made of this material; while not as durable as porcelain dentures, plastic dentures allow for a tighter and more comfortable fit
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upper partial denture

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13760
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020553
Description
Red vulcanite upper partial denture is brown in colour for the base with two pink strips on both edges above the white plastic teeth; teeth present are the proper left central incisor and first premolar and the second premolars, and first and second molars on both sides.
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Accession Number
010020553
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Partial
Description
Red vulcanite upper partial denture is brown in colour for the base with two pink strips on both edges above the white plastic teeth; teeth present are the proper left central incisor and first premolar and the second premolars, and first and second molars on both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
vulcanite: brown, pink
plastic: white
metal: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 4.5 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
White residue present on grooves on top of palate and on both pink strips above the first molar; there is a small gray patch and dark brown discolouration on the underside of the palate; shows signs of wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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;
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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
010020554
Description
Red vulcanite lower denture with a dark red base with white plastic teeth set into the base; pink strip from the first molar on the proper left hand side to the first molar on the proper right hand side.
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Accession Number
010020554
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Lower
Description
Red vulcanite lower denture with a dark red base with white plastic teeth set into the base; pink strip from the first molar on the proper left hand side to the first molar on the proper right hand side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
vulcanite: red, white
plastic: pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor pink residue on the underside of the denture on the proper left hand side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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.
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Dates
1900
1960
circa 1900-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020075
Description
Upper denture with white porcelain teeth affixed to light pink porcelain gum showing in front; attached to red vulcanite rubber base at upper gum and palate
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Accession Number
010020075
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Upper
Description
Upper denture with white porcelain teeth affixed to light pink porcelain gum showing in front; attached to red vulcanite rubber base at upper gum and palate
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1900
1960
circa 1900-1960
Material
porcelain: white, pink
rubber: red, brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Cracks showing in pink porcelain between teeth and in front middle of vulcanite rubber
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website
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; in 1864 the Goodyear Dental Vulcanite Co. was founded in the United States, producing dentures made with hardened rubber and helping them to become cheaper to make and thus more popular; porcelain was added to vulcanite bases to recreate the light pink colour of natural gums, since making vulcanite the right colour weakened the denture
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