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dental floss dispenser

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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020097
Description
Dental floss dispenser; clear glass cube, with two angled corners and raised circles on sides, holds brown metal and white plastic spool of white dental floss in middle, affixed by metal screw going from top to bottom; floss comes out of hole in glass covered by metal plate; top of plate ends in sh…
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Accession Number
010020097
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Description
Dental floss dispenser; clear glass cube, with two angled corners and raised circles on sides, holds brown metal and white plastic spool of white dental floss in middle, affixed by metal screw going from top to bottom; floss comes out of hole in glass covered by metal plate; top of plate ends in sharp blade to tear floss
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
plastic: white
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Embossed on top and bottom of spool: "JOHNSON & JOHNSON"; embossed on bottom of glass: "JOHNSON & JOHNSON // PAT. # 1, 608, 344"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Large chip in glass on one top corner; metal tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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; this item was donated by Mrs. Jill Burbank, wife of Dr. Erwin C. Burbank, from Victoria, British Columbia
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #3, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
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dental floss dispenser

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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020154 a-b
Description
Dental floss dispenser (a); oval base with rounded cylindrical space at top; dispenser slopes down then raises again in front, with a silver metal insert to tear floss; blue rubber mat with raised bumps affixed at bottom; silver metal spool of white dental floss (b) sits in dispenser; manufacturer'…
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Accession Number
010020154 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Description
Dental floss dispenser (a); oval base with rounded cylindrical space at top; dispenser slopes down then raises again in front, with a silver metal insert to tear floss; blue rubber mat with raised bumps affixed at bottom; silver metal spool of white dental floss (b) sits in dispenser; manufacturer's name in cursive printed on front in blue ink of dispenser, embossed on sides of spool.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - dispenser - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
b - spool - Size: Depth 3.3 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Based on similar item
Material
porcelain: white
metal: silver
rubber: blue
fabric: white
ink: blue
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front: "Johnson & Johnson"; (b) embossed on both ends of spool: "JOHNSON & JOHNSON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Porcelain varnish is heavily cracked; rubber mat is falling off at base; hardened rubber inside spool, behind metal insert
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
010020097
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; there may have been a cover originally on this dispenser, since there are two holes near where the spool of floss sits and there are remnants of rubber in the spool
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Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010020546
Description
Tall narrow cylindrical clear glass beaker that has a glass base roughly twice the diameter of the beaker; on the side of the beaker in yellow are marked measurements from one to ten mililitres.
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Accession Number
010020546
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
Tall narrow cylindrical clear glass beaker that has a glass base roughly twice the diameter of the beaker; on the side of the beaker in yellow are marked measurements from one to ten mililitres.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Material
glass: clear
ink: yellow
Inscriptions
On the side of the beaker marked at regular intervals are numbers 1 through 10, above which is: "20oC // ml"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 13.4 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
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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metal supply cabinet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13124
Dates
1930
1935
circa 1930-1935
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020035 a-b
Description
Rectangular beige-enamelled metal supply cabinet (a); base boards enamelled black; black glass surface; silver metal borders around sides and back of surface, down corners of unit; two doors with clear glass pane inserts; doors have two silver metal hinges each on outer edges, curved silver metal h…
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Accession Number
010020035 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, dental
Description
Rectangular beige-enamelled metal supply cabinet (a); base boards enamelled black; black glass surface; silver metal borders around sides and back of surface, down corners of unit; two doors with clear glass pane inserts; doors have two silver metal hinges each on outer edges, curved silver metal handle on right side of left door and left side of right door; pushing in handles unlocks clasp closure to open doors; three clear glass shelves inside resting on brackets on side and back of unit; drawer underneath with two silver metal curved handles (b)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cabinet - Size: Length 93.3 cm x Width 75.1 cm x Depth 41.6 cm
b - drawer - Size: Length 56.5 cm x Width 34.5 cm x Depth 17.0 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1930
1935
circa 1930-1935
Date Remarks
Based on donors remarks
Material
metal: silver
enamel: beige, black
glass: clear, black
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-3-1
Condition Remarks
Large dent at bottom centre of back of unit; glass pane on left door has large crack from top to bottom on right, second smaller crack on left; top surface very scratched; base boards loose; metal hinges are rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Brian N. Friesen
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; this item was donated by Dr. Brian N. Friesen from Winnipeg, Manitoba
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mobile instrument tray stand

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Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010020442 a-c
Description
A metal instrument tray stand (a) painted cream and has four legs with wheels; a metal basket (b) painted cream, which is where the instrument tray would rest; basket attaches to the base by a central pole; set on the stand is a white enamel instrument tray (c) which has a black stripe around the l…
Accession Number
010020442 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Dental Instruments
Dental Care
Description
A metal instrument tray stand (a) painted cream and has four legs with wheels; a metal basket (b) painted cream, which is where the instrument tray would rest; basket attaches to the base by a central pole; set on the stand is a white enamel instrument tray (c) which has a black stripe around the lip; the height of the stand is adjustable
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - stand - Size: Length 68.6 cm x Width 34.5 cm x Depth 33.5cm
b - basket - Size: Length 58.5 cm x Width 48.0 cm x Depth 32.0 cm
c - tray - Size: Length 48.6 cm x Width 32.9 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Material
metal: black, silver
paint: beige, white, black
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-3-1
Condition Remarks
Stand (a) has dime-sized chips out of the paint on the pole and two of the legs; where pole meets legs paint is flaking; all four legs have scuffs and paint loss where wheels join legs; all four wheel castors have rust present; underside of legs have paint loss, rust and major discolouration of paint; basket (b) has minor chips in the paint around edges; there are cracks in the paint on the inside of the basket; tray (c) has a 6.0 cm chip out of the metal on one corner; some minor chips in the enamel on the top side of the tray; one chip in the enamel on the underside of the tray
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous Dental Canada Fund / Crawford Inventory List #: 104
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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Price List (Condensed) [manufacturer's pamphlet]

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
010020123
Description
Manufacturer's pamphlet with condensed price list for dental supplies; white pages printed with black ink with two staple closure; blue cover with title, manufacturer, address printed with blue ink; inside are price lists for items for rubber work, celluloid work, and gum work; items such as gold p…
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Accession Number
010020123
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Dental Equipment
Dental Materials
Pamphlets
Description
Manufacturer's pamphlet with condensed price list for dental supplies; white pages printed with black ink with two staple closure; blue cover with title, manufacturer, address printed with blue ink; inside are price lists for items for rubber work, celluloid work, and gum work; items such as gold plates, castings and fillings, fusible metal work, plates and bridges, among others; back blank; 8 pages
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Stowe & Eddy Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Handwritten date on artefact
Material
paper: white, blue
ink: black, blue
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "PRICE LIST // (CONDENSED) // Stowe & Eddy // Company // 39 WEST 38TH STREET // NEW YORK CITY // TELEPHONES 0257 WISCONSIN // 0258"; handwritten on cover: "APRIL - 1926"; handwritten inside on p. 2, 4: "LABOUR ONLY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 21
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover very worn at fold; 1 cm tear at bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology" 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 1887, Dr. W.H. Stowe opened a dental laboratory in Boston after he was noted for his prosthetic skills and began to take on other dentists' work; he was later joined by his cousin, Frank F. Eddy; the Stowe & Eddy Company is considered the first successful American dental laboratory that was separate from a private practice
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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
010020023 a-d
Description
Rectangular varnished light brown wooden cabinet; raised wooden border at back of top; drawer underneath top (b) with two curved metal handles hooked into decorative metal plates; underneath are two smaller drawers with same handles on left side (c, d); cabinet door on right side, with two metal hi…
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Accession Number
010020023 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, dental
Description
Rectangular varnished light brown wooden cabinet; raised wooden border at back of top; drawer underneath top (b) with two curved metal handles hooked into decorative metal plates; underneath are two smaller drawers with same handles on left side (c, d); cabinet door on right side, with two metal hinges on right side; round metal knob with flower design; back unvarnished; black rubber wheels mounted on front two legs
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - cabinet - Size: Length 82.0 cm x Width 77.5 cm x Depth 39.3 cm
b - top drawer - Size: Length 61.0 cm x Width 33.3 cm x Depth 10.2 cm
c - side drawer - Size: Length 33.3 cm x Width 24.0cm x Depth 19.3 cm
c - side drawer - Size: Length 33.3 cm x Width 24.0 cm x Depth 19.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow, black, silver
rubber: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-3-1
Condition Remarks
Metal on drawer handles tarnished; 6.5 cm scratch on right side of top; 31 cm crack in wood going up along right side of cabinet door; green marks on sides of drawers; wood is generally worn and scratched; modern piece of wood (repair) in back of cabinet
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. P. Ralph Crawford
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
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wooden instrument cabinet

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020029
Description
Wooden dental instrument cabinet, painted blue; base painted black; twelve drawers down left side, twelve drawers down right; drawer interiors painted in white; drawers get progressively bigger as they go down towards base; black glass surface with silver metal border atop drawers; three square cup…
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Accession Number
010020029
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Dental Instruments
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, dental
Description
Wooden dental instrument cabinet, painted blue; base painted black; twelve drawers down left side, twelve drawers down right; drawer interiors painted in white; drawers get progressively bigger as they go down towards base; black glass surface with silver metal border atop drawers; three square cupboards, painted blue, atop rectangular mirrored back; opaque diamond-patterend glass inserts in cupboard doors; left cupboard has two metal hinges on left side and single white porcelain shelf inside, other two have hinges on right side and two porcelain shelves inside; octagonal black-enamelled metal knobs on drawers and cupboards
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Ash-Temple Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
wood: brown
paint: blue, white, black
porcelain: white
glass: white, black
metal: brown
enamel: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-1-1
Dimension Notes
Length 1.60 m x Width 1.01 m x Depth 34.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paint chipped above and below cupboards and at base; knobs missing on first drawer on left and seventh drawer down on left; some knobs loose; mirror tarnished; paint faded around edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
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; this item was donated by Dr. William H. Mills from Toronto, Ontario; a 1936 advertisement for this cabinet states that the addition of attractive, restful and prestige-producing colour to dental equipment adds a great deal to its value but nothing to its moderate cost
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wooden instrument cabinet

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020030 a-y
Description
Varnished wooden dental instrument cabinet (a); two columns of seven drawers each (b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o); below, left side has four drawers (p, r, s, t), getting progressively bigger as they go down, right side has one drawer (q) and cabinet with two metal hinges on right side o…
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Accession Number
010020030 a-y
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Dental Instruments
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, dental
Description
Varnished wooden dental instrument cabinet (a); two columns of seven drawers each (b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o); below, left side has four drawers (p, r, s, t), getting progressively bigger as they go down, right side has one drawer (q) and cabinet with two metal hinges on right side of door; five drawers (b, c, d, k, o) with attached white wooden insert to hold instruments; one drawer (e) has brown wooden dividers creating twenty-five small squares; two drawers (i, m) have brown wooden inserts to hold instruments (u, v); two rectangular cupboards atop wooden back; opaque yellow glass inserts with etched floral design in cupboard doors; left cupboard has two metal hinges on left side, right cupboard has hinges on right side; cupboards painted white inside with brackets to hold clear glass shelves (w, x); round white porcelain knobs on drawers and cupboards; one pane of glass rests on surface above drawers (y)
Number Of Parts
25
Part Names
a - cabinet - Size: Length 1.63 m x Width 84.6 cm x Depth 32.2 cm
b - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
c - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
d - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
e - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
f - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
g - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
h - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
i - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
j - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
k - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
l - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
m - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
n - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
o - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
p - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
q - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
r - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 12.6 cm
s - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 12.6 cm
t - drawer - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 17.8 cm
u - drawer insert - Size: Length 28.4 cm x Width 21.9 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
v - drawer insert - Size: Length 28.4 cm x Width 21.9 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
w - glass shelf - Size: Length 36.4 cm x Width 12.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
x - glass shelf - Size: Length 36.4 cm x Width 12.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
y - glass shelf - Size: Length 83.7 cm x Width 30.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
wood: brown
glass: yellow, clear
porcelain: white
metal: brown, silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-1-1
Condition Remarks
Paint heavily chipped on white instrument holders; knob on (e) loose; cabinet door on bottom loose; black substance spilled in (p); wood generally marked inside drawers
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. P. Ralph Crawford
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
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wooden supply cabinet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13120
Dates
1900
1940
circa 1900-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020031 a-b
Description
Rectangular varnished brown wooden cabinet (a); raised curved back has hole drilled at top to mount cabinet on wall; clear glass pane with raised wooden border on cabinet door; two metal hinges on left side and locking clasp closure on right at centre; interior painted white; two shelves, painted w…
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Accession Number
010020031 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, dental
Description
Rectangular varnished brown wooden cabinet (a); raised curved back has hole drilled at top to mount cabinet on wall; clear glass pane with raised wooden border on cabinet door; two metal hinges on left side and locking clasp closure on right at centre; interior painted white; two shelves, painted white except at front, mounted inside; drawer at bottom (b) with curved yellow metal handle with decorative border and raised diamond pattern
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cabinet - Size: Length 85.0 cm x Width 42.5 cm x Depth 18.3 cm
b - drawer - Size: Length 40.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 7.8 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1900
1940
circa 1900-1940
Date Remarks
Based on donors remarks
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: brown, yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-2-1
Condition Remarks
Paint heavily chipped on sides of cabinet interior; drawer heavily marked inside; cabinet has a few dents and scratches
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. P. Ralph Crawford
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; this item was donated by Terry Kearns from Sault Ste Marie, Ontario
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