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mounted ivory tusk

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Dates
1-May-75
circa May 1, 1975
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020516
Description
Small ivory tusk mounted on a dark brown wood base with a green felt bottom; tusk is ivory in colour and tapers towards the end to form a dull point; the base of the tusk has small grooves in it which are beige in colour which gradually disappear towards the tip; there is a sticker on the felt with…
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Accession Number
010020516
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Tooth
Dentistry -- veterinary
Description
Small ivory tusk mounted on a dark brown wood base with a green felt bottom; tusk is ivory in colour and tapers towards the end to form a dull point; the base of the tusk has small grooves in it which are beige in colour which gradually disappear towards the tip; there is a sticker on the felt with the maker's information printed in black ink and a date handwritten in black ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
C.J. & F.L. Cooper
Site Made (City)
Frenchman Bay
Site Made (State)
Western Australia
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1-May-75
circa May 1, 1975
Date Remarks
Date is handwritten on bottom of base
Material
ivory: ivory, beige
wood: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed in ink on sticker on the bottom of base: "Hand made by // C.J. & F.L. // COOPER // Frenchman Bay // W.A. 6330"; handwritten in ink on sticker: "MAY 1/75"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.2 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 10.7 cm
Condition Remarks
There are two small cracks in the ivory at the tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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
Images
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