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dental casting outfit

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020336 a-g
Description
Dental casting and swaging outfit; rectangular brown paper box (b) and lid (a); lid states manufacturing and product information, printed with brown ink; two half-pound green-enamelled silver metal rectangular boxes (c, d) of Melotte Moldine; product information printed with black enamel on sides a…
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Accession Number
010020336 a-g
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 Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- casting appliance
Description
Dental casting and swaging outfit; rectangular brown paper box (b) and lid (a); lid states manufacturing and product information, printed with brown ink; two half-pound green-enamelled silver metal rectangular boxes (c, d) of Melotte Moldine; product information printed with black enamel on sides and lids; brown metal cylindrical swager (e), rounded at top and slightly indented at bottom; brown rubber ring (f); cylindrical brown metal stamp (g) with flat bottom and imprint of the top of a molar at top
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 7.4 cm
b - box - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 7.4 cm
c - moldine box - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 5.3 cm
d - moldine box - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 5.3 cm
e - swager - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
f - ring - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
g - stamp - Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: brown, silver
enamel: green, black
rubber: brown
paper: brown
ink: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on top: "MELOTTE // Registered in // MOLDINE OUTFIT // U.S. Patent Office // FOR CROWN AND COUNTER DIES // To soften Moldine, moisten with Glycerin // THE S.S. WHITE DENTAL MANUFACTURING CO. // Made in United States of America"; printed on sides: "Melotte // Moldine // Outfit // Moldine // Melotte // Fusible Metal // Rubber Ring // Ladle No. 8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box and lid (a, b) very faded, worn, dirty; bottom of box very fragile, half missing; metal on Moldine boxes (c, d) rusty; (c) is dented, with small hole at bottom; (d) is in poor condition, severely corroded with large part of one side missing; metal tarnished on (e, g); rubber ring (f) is hardened into oval shape, but slightly malleable
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-G”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1915, p. 68-73; “S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-L”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1914, p. 21; American Journal of Dental Science, Vol. 22, No. 1, May 1888
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; Melotte Moldine was used to take impressions of teeth or roots, so a metal crown or bridge could be made; this outfit does not include what is listed on the box, but includes other items; missing are a ladle and cubes of fusible metal; an 1888 advertisement states the complete outfit includes an impression cup, rubber ring, fusible metal as well as the moldine
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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020343
Description
Black metal tooth key consisting of cylindrical handle, with one round end and one straight end; cylindrical arm comes down perpendicular from centre of handle; adjustable semi-circular claw comes out of end
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Accession Number
010020343
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
MM= Tooth Extraction -- turnkey
Description
Black metal tooth key consisting of cylindrical handle, with one round end and one straight end; cylindrical arm comes down perpendicular from centre of handle; adjustable semi-circular claw comes out of end
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
metal: black, grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.7 cm x Width 8.9 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Plating worn off metal, especially in middle of handle, at bottom, at ends of handle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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 tooth key may be a replica
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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020344
Description
Brown metal tooth key consisting of cylindrical handle, with one round end and one straight end; cylindrical arm comes down perpendicular from centre of handle; adjustable semi-circular claw comes out of end
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Accession Number
010020344
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
MM= Tooth Extraction -- turnkey
Description
Brown metal tooth key consisting of cylindrical handle, with one round end and one straight end; cylindrical arm comes down perpendicular from centre of handle; adjustable semi-circular claw comes out of end
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
metal: brown, silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.6 cm x Width 8.9 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Plating worn off metal in parts
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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 tooth key may be a replica
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dental laboratory clamp

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Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020345 a-c
Description
Clamp from a dental laboratory (a); round cylindrical wooden handle with bulbous end; brown metal handle with curved arms coming out from middle; hollow rectangle at end with screw going in at one side; two brown metal rectangular panels; one with two raised edges (b) and one with one raised edge (…
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Accession Number
010020345 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- clamp
Description
Clamp from a dental laboratory (a); round cylindrical wooden handle with bulbous end; brown metal handle with curved arms coming out from middle; hollow rectangle at end with screw going in at one side; two brown metal rectangular panels; one with two raised edges (b) and one with one raised edge (c); both have one short side which slopes down; panels fit together inside the clamp's hollow rectangle, forming a small space
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - clamp - Size: Length 27.4 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - panel - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
c - panel - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Wood handle is worn, scratched; some corrosion on metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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 was donated by Dr. James Varey from Grandview, Manitoba; while this was listed as a blow torch, it looks like it could perhaps be used to melt metals or other materials inside the panels while being held near a heat source; the material could then be poured out over the sloping sides.
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dental plate burnisher

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Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020353
Description
Dental plate burnisher; rounded brown wooden handle with bulbous end; handle tapers then flares outward in middle; brown metal end with rounded hook at tip
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Accession Number
010020353
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Dental Caries
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- burnisher
Description
Dental plate burnisher; rounded brown wooden handle with bulbous end; handle tapers then flares outward in middle; brown metal end with rounded hook at tip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.4 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is worn; metal is slightly rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-G”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1915, p. 79 (similar to model #9)
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; plate burnishers were used in dental laboratories; this model, with its contra-angle rounded tip, was particularly used for burnishing backings and forcing gold into angles
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dental root elevator

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020359
Description
Dental root elevator; rectangular black wooden handle with rounded end; silver metal end tapers upward, then splits into two rounded, flattened stems
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Accession Number
010020359
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
Dental root elevator; rectangular black wooden handle with rounded end; silver metal end tapers upward, then splits into two rounded, flattened stems
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Boston Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown
Inscriptions
Engraved at top: "BOSTON DENTAL MF G. CO 11"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.3 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is worn, cracked; metal is tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 15 (similar to model #26B); "The Finest Instruments Ever Made", Audrey B. Davis and Mark S. Dreyfuss, 1986, p. 72
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 is a molar root elevator, and is referred to as the Coolidge form; the Boston Dental Mfg. Co. was, until the 1880s, part of Codman and Shurtleff's dental division
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dental articulator

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Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020368 a-b
Description
Brown metal dental articulator; base (a) with flat, hollow circle and raised back; bent rectangular piece of metal hinged to back of base; flat hollow top (b) with circle divided into two sections slides onto rectangular piece of metal, held in place via screw with heart-shaped handle; top sits par…
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Accession Number
010020368 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Impression Technic
Dental Articulators
Denture, Complete
Dental Instruments
Description
Brown metal dental articulator; base (a) with flat, hollow circle and raised back; bent rectangular piece of metal hinged to back of base; flat hollow top (b) with circle divided into two sections slides onto rectangular piece of metal, held in place via screw with heart-shaped handle; top sits parallel to the base and ground
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 6.2 cm
b - top - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Scratched into sides: "VI M.D.L.G."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Metal tarnished, pitted, some corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Ralph Crawford; “S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-L”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1914, p. 29 (similar to model #3); "A Catalogue of Artificial Teeth, Dental Materials...", Claudius Ash & Sons, 1880, p. 231 (similar to #76, 77)
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 was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; he describes it as a Stephan articulator, an early model of a simple hinged articulator; it bears a strong resemblance to the no. 3 articulator found in a 1914 S.S. White catalogue, where it is described as complete, convenient and low-priced; similar designs, by a Mr. Smith and by Snow and Lewis, are also found in a 1880 Claudius Ash catalogue
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dental shade guide

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020370
Description
Dental shade guide; silver metal ring with 27 pieces of rectangular metal attached; one piece with engraved manufacturing information; the other 26 pieces with porcelain teeth of various shades of white and beige attached at ends, numbered 51-76
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Accession Number
010020370
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Restoration
Dental Prosthesis
Dental Equipment
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- colour guide
Description
Dental shade guide; silver metal ring with 27 pieces of rectangular metal attached; one piece with engraved manufacturing information; the other 26 pieces with porcelain teeth of various shades of white and beige attached at ends, numbered 51-76
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Consolidated Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Based on donors remarks
Material
metal: silver
porcelain: white, beige
Inscriptions
Engraved on piece of metal: "CONSOLIDATED DENTAL // MANUFACTURING CO. // NEW YORK U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Some porcelain darkened
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Finest Instruments Ever Made", Audrey B. Davis and Mark S. Dreyfuss, 1986, p. 100; Dr. Ralph Crawford
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 catalogue list price for this item was $1.00 in 1908
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dental articulator

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020371
Description
Silver metal dental articulator consists of two pieces of metal with ends split into two tines each; the other halves curve upward and downward, respectively, and are hinged together; the two ends are parallel to each other, with one flat on the ground; screw at top adjusts angle of top piece relat…
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Accession Number
010020371
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Impression Technic
Dental Articulators
Denture, Complete
Dental Instruments
Description
Silver metal dental articulator consists of two pieces of metal with ends split into two tines each; the other halves curve upward and downward, respectively, and are hinged together; the two ends are parallel to each other, with one flat on the ground; screw at top adjusts angle of top piece relative to bottom piece
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Based on donors remarks
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Scratched into side: "O. Everlan"; scratched into bottom: "38"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.1 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal is tarnished; articulator covered with plaster remnants
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Jill Burbank
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 was donated by Jill Burbank, wife of Dr. Erwin C. Burbank, from Victoria, British Columbia; Dr. Burbank practiced dentistry in Montreal with his brother, Dr. Alton W. Burbank; Alton Burbank took over the practice of Dr. Stevenson, who graduated in the 1880s and was elected the first president of the Canadian Dental Association in 1902
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dental articulator

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020372
Description
Dental articulator consists of two parallel flat, rectangular pieces of silver metal; bottom piece, lying flat on the ground, is attached to a perpendicular rectangular piece of yellow metal, curving slightly backwards; top piece is hinged onto top of curved piece; screw at side adjusts angle of to…
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Accession Number
010020372
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Impression Technic
Dental Articulators
Denture, Complete
Dental Instruments
Description
Dental articulator consists of two parallel flat, rectangular pieces of silver metal; bottom piece, lying flat on the ground, is attached to a perpendicular rectangular piece of yellow metal, curving slightly backwards; top piece is hinged onto top of curved piece; screw at side adjusts angle of top piece relative to bottom piece
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
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver, yellow
Inscriptions
Engraved at top: "ASH ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 10.6 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Plaster remnants on articulator; metal tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Jill Burbank; "A Catalogue of Artificial Teeth, Dental Materials...", Claudius Ash & Sons, 1880, p. 231 (similar to #75)
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 was donated by Jill Burbank, wife of Dr. Erwin C. Burbank, from Victoria, British Columbia; Dr. Burbank practiced dentistry in Montreal with his brother, Dr. Alton W. Burbank; Alton Burbank took over the practice of Dr. Stevenson, who graduated in the 1880s and was elected the first president of the Canadian Dental Association in 1902; a similar design in a Claudius Ash catalogue states that models will slide off and on easily, without disturbing the articulation
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