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glass cupping cup

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Dates
1780
1850
circa 1780-1850
Collection
Dr. James J. A. Fraser Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997038001
Description
Glass cupping cup, which consists of a hand-blown cup with a round open top and lip; the sides of the cup are rounded and the bottom is somewhat bulbous; there is a flat section on the base, which allows the cup to sit upright
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Accession Number
997038001
Collection
Dr. James J. A. Fraser Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Cupping -- cup
Description
Glass cupping cup, which consists of a hand-blown cup with a round open top and lip; the sides of
the cup are rounded and the bottom is somewhat bulbous; there is a flat section on the base, which
allows the cup to sit upright
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. James J. A. Fraser, 1955 Queen's University Faculty of Medicine graduate 1916-1917
Dates
1780
1850
circa 1780-1850
Date Remarks
Free-blown glass cups were not found after the 1850's, when molds came into use; likely made between 1780 and 1850
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-7
Depth
6.3 cm.
Diameter
5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass shows several small scratch marks as well as a small chip at the side and a chip out of the lip; there is one large scratch mark on the side, near the lip; #2: glass chipped, has two cracks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., p. 117
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Dates
1790
1830
circa 1790-1830
Collection
Dr. James J. A. Fraser Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997038002 a-c
Description
Scarificator in a leather two piece box, which consists of (a) a square four-sided brass scarificator that has a flat round metal decorative holding piece at the left and right side, a metal cocking lever, and a heart-shaped blade adjustor at the top and a release lever at the top right; there are …
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Accession Number
997038002 a-c
Collection
Dr. James J. A. Fraser Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
Scarificator in a leather two piece box, which consists of (a) a square four-sided brass scarificator that has a flat round metal decorative holding piece at the left and right side, a metal cocking lever, and a heart-shaped blade adjustor at the top and a release lever at the top right; there are also small metal screws on the front and back and two on the top; the bottom of the scarificator has 16 long rectangular slots where blades will come out when the top lever is cocked; the scarificator fits into (b) a square leather-covered cardboard box that has an open top and a V-shaped notch cut into one side; the notch accomodates the release lever; the opposite side wall is lower, as part of it has broken off; a box lid (c) fits over the bottom; the top is square at the base and rounded into a domed semi-circle at the top; there is a small hole in the top that accomodates the cocking lever; black thread can be seen along one side, where a tear was sewn shut
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - scarificator - Size: Length 3.7 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 5.5 cm.
b - box bottom - Size: Length 4.4 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 3.7 cm.
c - box lid - Size: Length 4.6 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 4.1 cm.
Provenance
Owned by Dr. James J. A. Fraser, 1955 Queen's University Meds graduate
Dates
1790
1830
circa 1790-1830
Date Remarks
Style of blades are pointed
Material
metal: grey; yellow
leather: brown
paper: grey
fabric: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Condition Remarks
(a) There are several deep scratches on the sides of the scarificator, but no corrosion is visible; the cocking and release levers both work, but the blade adjustor will not move; (b) the box base shows a great deal of wear; half of one side has been broken off and another side is also broken; the top (c) also shows a great deal of wear and the sides have split; one has been repaired with black thread
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., p. 119
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lower partial denture

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Dates
1800
1825
circa 1800-1825
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020464
Description
Lower partial denture carved out of ivory with porcelain teeth based on an unknown black metal alloy; teeth present are two central and two lateral incisors, two canines, and two first premolars all in porcelain, one second premolar, one first and one second molars all in ivory; teeth missing are o…
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Accession Number
010020464
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Partial
Description
Lower partial denture carved out of ivory with porcelain teeth based on an unknown black metal alloy; teeth present are two central and two lateral incisors, two canines, and two first premolars all in porcelain, one second premolar, one first and one second molars all in ivory; teeth missing are one second premolar, one first and one second molars; porcelain attachment is held in place with metal posts.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1800
1825
circa 1800-1825
Date Remarks
Based on research and similar artefacts in the collection
Material
ivory: cream
porcelain: grey
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 4.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Ivory is very discoloured as are the porcelain teeth; the metal is also very tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; similar to 010.020.455; 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; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
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Dates
1780
1800
circa 1780-1800
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020466
Description
Lower denture made entirely of porecelain with pink gums and a complete set of cream coloured porcelain teeth minus the third molars; gold coloured metal posterior attachments are present which would have held springs connected to upper dentures
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Accession Number
010020466
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 entirely of porecelain with pink gums and a complete set of cream coloured porcelain teeth minus the third molars; gold coloured metal posterior attachments are present which would have held springs connected to upper dentures
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1780
1800
circa 1780-1800
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
porcelain: cream, pink
metal: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
On display “Toothless: A History of Dentures” at the Museum of Healthcare; 27 Oct 2015
Dimension Notes
Length 4.7 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Porcelain teeth are discoloured; teeth, particularly the molars have dirt on them; shows signs of use
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Discoveries - False Teeth" website; 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; porcelain teeth first appeared in 1774 in France when dentist Dubois de Chemat began to make them; de Chemant patented his improved version in 1789 and took them with him when he emigrated to England; Claudius Ash of London, England invented an improved porcelain tooth around 1837; the French dentist A.A. Planteau first brought porcelain dentures to the United States in 1817, and Charles Peale began making porcelain teeth in Philadelphia in 1822; a down side to porcelain teeth was their bright whiteness
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Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020488
Description
Lower denture completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars
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Accession Number
010020488
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 completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 4.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is discoloured particularly on the front where the teeth meet the gums, and on the underside of the palate where the ivory would rest in the mouth
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; 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; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
Images
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Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020489
Description
Lower denture completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars
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Accession Number
010020489
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 completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
On display “Toothless: A History of Dentures” at the Museum of Healthcare; 27 Oct 2015
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is very discoloured; scratches are visible on the front of the teeth; proper right premolar and first molar are particularly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; 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; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
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lower partial denture

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Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020490
Description
Lower partial denture completely carved of ivory; teeth present are the central and lateral incisors, two canines, and the two first and two second premolars; there is a black metal post through the top of each second premolar; there are two holes in the ivory on the inner side of the palate below …
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Accession Number
010020490
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Partial
Description
Lower partial denture completely carved of ivory; teeth present are the central and lateral incisors, two canines, and the two first and two second premolars; there is a black metal post through the top of each second premolar; there are two holes in the ivory on the inner side of the palate below the lateral incisors; one hole is filled with a black metal post.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: yellow
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Spare Parts” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 4.3 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is discoloured particularly around the second premolars and the grooves where the teeth meet the gums
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website
Research Facts
Ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain.
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
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020491
Description
Lower denture completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars; there is a hole in the ivory beneath each second premolar; there are circular wear marks around the hole beneath the second premolar on the proper left side; there are red ink marks on the proper left latera…
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Accession Number
010020491
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 completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars; there is a hole in the ivory beneath each second premolar; there are circular wear marks around the hole beneath the second premolar on the proper left side; there are red ink marks on the proper left lateral incisor and canine
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: brown, cream
ink: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
On display “Toothless: A History of Dentures” at the Museum of Healthcare; 27 Oct 2015
Dimension Notes
Length 5.7 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is very discoloured; scratches are visible all over; there is a crack on the front of the dentures that extends nearly the entire length of the proper right side of the gums
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; 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; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
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lower partial denture

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13661
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020492
Description
Lower partial denture completely carved of ivory; teeth present are central and lateral incisors and two canines; there are three holes drilled in the back of the denture; two of them are behind the central incisors, and one is behind the proper right canine and lateral incisor
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Accession Number
010020492
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Partial
Description
Lower partial denture completely carved of ivory; teeth present are central and lateral incisors and two canines; there are three holes drilled in the back of the denture; two of them are behind the central incisors, and one is behind the proper right canine and lateral incisor
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 1.0 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is very discoloured around the edges of the canines and the grooves where the teeth meet the gums; scratches are visible all over; there is a crack on the back of the proper right canine
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; 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; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
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upper partial denture

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Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020493
Description
Upper partial denture completely carved of ivory; teeth present are central and lateral incisors, two canines and two first premolars; the top of the partial is flat; each end of the denture is arched slightly to accomodate an existing molar or gum; there are faint red marks above each tooth where …
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Accession Number
010020493
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Partial
Description
Upper partial denture completely carved of ivory; teeth present are central and lateral incisors, two canines and two first premolars; the top of the partial is flat; each end of the denture is arched slightly to accomodate an existing molar or gum; there are faint red marks above each tooth where it meets the ivory gum.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: cream
ink: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 3.6 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is very discoloured around the edges of the first premolars, the grooves where the teeth meet the gums, and the top and underside of the dentures; scratches are visible all over; there are faint cracks on the top of the dentures, the centre of the underside of the dentures, and along the end of the proper left side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; 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; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
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