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Capt. Blair (Dental Surgeon) "Doing His 'Bit' " [cartoon drawing print]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11794
Dates
1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
Archival, Military
Accession Number
002050181
Description
Hand drawn cartoon style pen and ink print drawing depicting a WWI war zone dental office with everyone in military uniform; dentist is extracting tooth from patient in chair while four other men are waiting their turn and a sargent is admonishing them to wait; signage on the walls; previously fold…
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Accession Number
002050181
Author
F. G. Green
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
Archival, Military
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Dental Offices
Military Medicine -- ephemera
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- documents
Military Medicine -- Archival -- pictorial works
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- dental
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Description
Hand drawn cartoon style pen and ink print drawing depicting a WWI war zone dental office with everyone in military uniform; dentist is extracting tooth from patient in chair while four other men are waiting their turn and a sargent is admonishing them to wait; signage on the walls; previously folded into thirds.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
F. G. Green
Dates
1915
Date Remarks
Date on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "CAPT. BLAIR (DENTAL SURGEON) // DOING HIS BIT // Somewhere-in -Belgium // - by a victim from the Royal CANADIAN DRAGOONS. F. G. GREEN // Belgium-1915"; handwritten on the front: "This one of my Dental // Officers, with [illeg.] from Winnipeg - This room is just up the // village shut from here - // Don't lose this please - / /J. T. F/."; sign on walls: "KEEP // QUIET! // THIS MEANS // YOU; DON'T // SLAM // THE DOOR; NO TALKING // NO WHISTLING // NO NOTHING; OUTSIDE!"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A, p. 1 a
Length
20.6 cm
Width
26.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#1: Stable: Paper is very soiled around the edges and creased; on the back there are vertical creases indicating that it was folded in three, the edges are very darkened.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Prev. # AMP1306
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dental instrument roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10709
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
Accession Number
004013005 a-g
Description
A dental instrument roll consisting of dental tools in a leather roll up case; the roll (a) is black leather on the outside and is lined with green felt on the inside; it has a buckle to seal it in a roll; the tools included are four pairs of tooth extracting forceps; one is for lower incisors, bic…
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Accession Number
004013005 a-g
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Instruments
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- dental
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A dental instrument roll consisting of dental tools in a leather roll up case; the roll (a) is black leather on the outside and is lined with green felt on the inside; it has a buckle to seal it in a roll; the tools included are four pairs of tooth extracting forceps; one is for lower incisors, bicuspids and roots (b) and has slightly curved handles; one is for lower molars (c) and has straight handles; one is for left upper molars (d) and has a looped handle on one side; the last is for right upper molars (e) and has a looped handle on one side; there is also a mouth mirror (f), and a pair of tweezer like forceps (g).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - roll - Size: Length 47.7 cm x Width 46.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - incisor, bicuspids and roots (upper) extracting forceps - Length 17.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 6.3 cm
c - lower molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
d - left upper molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
e - right upper molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
f - mouth mirror - Length 16.2 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
g - tweezers - Length 14.8 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
The S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
The company named changed in 1965; it is possibly from World War II.
Material
leather: black
fabric: green
metal: silver
Inscriptions
'THE S.S. WHITE DENTAL MFG. CO. // PHILADELPHIA // MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" on a tag on the inner lining of the roll
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-4
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "S.S. White Burs Inc. Company History";"Dental Catalogue," Henry Schein Arcona, 2001; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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Handbook of the Fundamentals of Partial Denture Planning [reference book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13201
Dates
1958
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Dental
Military Medicine
Accession Number
010020112
Description
Reference book regarding partial dentures; white pages printed with black ink with glued binding; green cardboard cover with title and author printed with gold ink; chapters include "The Examination of Partial Dentures", "Design - Principles of Surveying", "Design - Support", "Construction - Wrough…
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Accession Number
010020112
Author
Col. G.B. Shillington
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Dental
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Archival
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- books
Military Medicine -- Archival -- handbooks
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- dental
Military Medicine -- dental -- R. C. D. C.
Military Personnel -- doctor
Dental Care
Denture, Partial -- handbooks
Description
Reference book regarding partial dentures; white pages printed with black ink with glued binding; green cardboard cover with title and author printed with gold ink; chapters include "The Examination of Partial Dentures", "Design - Principles of Surveying", "Design - Support", "Construction - Wrought or Cast" and "The Impression", among others; printer's information printed on back in gold ink; 72 pages
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Edmond Cloutier, C.M.G., O.A., D.S.P.
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1958
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white, green
ink: black, yellow, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Handbook of the // FUNDAMENTALS of // PARTIAL DENTURE // PLANNING // by // COL. G.B. SHILLINGTON, CD, DDS, BSc. (Dent) FICD // THE ROYAL CANADIAN DENTAL CORPS"; handwritten on first page: "Dr oscar Sykora"; printed on back: "EDMOND CLOUTIER, C.M.G., O.A., D.S.P. // QUEEN'S PRINTER AND CONTROLLER OF STATIONERY // OTTAWA, 1958"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 24.7 cm x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Adhesive mark at bottom right corner; spine is darkened; corners are bent; cover coming apart from spine at back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Forces" 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; this item was donated by Dr. Oskar Sykora from Halifax, Nova Scotia; dentists first served the Canadian Forces during the Boer War; the name 'Royal Canadian Dental Corps' was conferred upon the association in 1947
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military uniform shoulder badge

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13142
Dates
1947
1980
circa 1947-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Military Medicine, Dental
Accession Number
010020053
Description
Curved rectangular Royal Canadian Dental Corps army dark green felt shoulder badge; name of corps sewn in yellow block letters in green rectangle with blue border; back shows letters in white on grey rectangle with blue border
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Accession Number
010020053
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Military Medicine, Dental
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- dental
Military Personnel
Military Uniform
Military Uniform -- insignia
Description
Curved rectangular Royal Canadian Dental Corps army dark green felt shoulder badge; name of corps sewn in yellow block letters in green rectangle with blue border; back shows letters in white on grey rectangle with blue border
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1947
1980
circa 1947-1980
Date Remarks
Based on name of association
Material
fabric: yellow, green, blue, white, grey
Inscriptions
Sewn on front: "ROYAL CANADIAN // DENTAL CORPS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Length
12.0 cm
Width
4.5 cm
Depth
0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Edges slightly worn; loose threads at back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Canadian Forces" website
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; dentists first served the Canadian Forces during the Boer War; the name 'Royal Canadian Dental Corps' was conferred upon the association in 1947
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portable dental chair

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13097
Dates
1953
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
Accession Number
010020008 a-j
Description
Collapsible green metal army dental field chair (a); two curved green metal armrests (b, c) attach to sides of chair by clamping onto seat back and resting in holes on sides of seat; headrest (e) with green piece of rectangular canvas attached to a silver metal pole attaches to back of chair with m…
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Accession Number
010020008 a-j
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, dental
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- dental
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- Korean War
Description
Collapsible green metal army dental field chair (a); two curved green metal armrests (b, c) attach to sides of chair by clamping onto seat back and resting in holes on sides of seat; headrest (e) with green piece of rectangular canvas attached to a silver metal pole attaches to back of chair with metal screw (d); metal pole (f) attaches to small swiveling table (g), composed of circular piece of wood surrounded by green metal; two metal screws (h, i) allow table to be attached to either side of chair; one metal screw (j) at back of chair
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - chair - Size: Length 1.03 m x Width 97.0 cm x Depth 54.0 cm
b - arm rest - Size: Length 46.0 cm x Width 26.0 cm x Depth 17.9 cm
c - arm rest - Size: Length 46.0 cm x Width 26.0 cm x Depth 17.9 cm
d - screw - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
e - headrest - Size: Length 44.0 m x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 7.0 cm
f - pole - Size: Length 51.5 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
g - table - Size: Depth 1.8 cm x Diam. 18.9 cm
h - screw - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
i - screw - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
j - screw - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Metal Craft Co.
Site Made (City)
Grimsby
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
metal: black, brown
paint: green, silver
wood: brown
fabric: green
rubber: black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on sticker on bottom of seat: "T.M. REG. // GRIMSBY, CANADA // 1953 // THE METAL CRAFT CO. LIMITED"; (g) written with black ink: "CANADIAN // FIELD DENTAL // CHAIR // KOREA // 1952-4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-538-3-1
Condition Remarks
Paint chipping all over; paint chipping on two screws on sides of chair; screws at back heavily corroded; rusting at metal joints; leather on headrest cracking slightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Kevin A. O'Grady
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. Kevin A. O'Grady from North Bay, Ontario; this chair was used by the Canadian Forces during the Korean War in the early 1950s
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Royal Canadian Dental Corps belt buckle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13141
Dates
1939
1967
circa 1947-1967
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Dental
Classification
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
Accession Number
010020052 a-b
Description
Yellow metal belt buckle; right side piece (a) with circle with rectangular shape cut out in the middle; vertical hollow rectangle on the right; left side piece (b) with circle embossed with Royal Canadian Dental Corps logo attached via horizontal metal piece to vertical hollow rectangle; the circl…
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Accession Number
010020052 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Dental
Classification
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- dental
Military Medicine -- dental -- R. C. D. C.
Description
Yellow metal belt buckle; right side piece (a) with circle with rectangular shape cut out in the middle; vertical hollow rectangle on the right; left side piece (b) with circle embossed with Royal Canadian Dental Corps logo attached via horizontal metal piece to vertical hollow rectangle; the circle of (b) fits into the cut-out circle of (a) to form buckle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - right side - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - left side - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1967
circa 1947-1967
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on buckle: "ROYAL CANADIAN DENTAL CORPS"; (b) embossed on buckle: "RCDC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Few small scratches and dents
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Forces" 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; this item was donated by Dr. Pasquale Duronio from Windsor, Ontario; dentists first served the Canadian Forces during the Boer War; the name 'Royal Canadian Dental Corps' was conferred upon the association in 1947
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