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oral hygiene set

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Dental
Hygiene
Classification
Dental
Hygiene
Accession Number
010020156 a-c
Description
Hollow plastic dental figurine with removable cup; smiling rabbit with grey fur, white stomach and hands, pink nose and ears sits in a red and orange barrel filled with yellow and orange bubbles (a); white removable cup (b) sits in round cut-out space in front; rabbit's right hand is raised above i…
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Accession Number
010020156 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Dental
Hygiene
Classification
Dental
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Oral Hygiene
Toothbrushing
Dental Devices, Home Care
Description
Hollow plastic dental figurine with removable cup; smiling rabbit with grey fur, white stomach and hands, pink nose and ears sits in a red and orange barrel filled with yellow and orange bubbles (a); white removable cup (b) sits in round cut-out space in front; rabbit's right hand is raised above its head, holding a white toothbrush with white bristles (c)
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - figure - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 11.5 cm
b - cup - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 5.8 cm
c - toothbrush - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
Hong Kong
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Based on similar item
Material
plastic: white
paint: grey, orange, red, yellow, pink, black
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on base: "MADE IN HONG KONG"; (c) embossed on handle: "MADE IN HONG KONG"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Yum, Yum, Munch” stored in Rm 2017
Condition Remarks
Paint chipped on rabbit's face, around base, behind ears where toothbrush rubs against it
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
010020155
CD #10
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
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #3, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
Images
Less detail