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box of amalgam squeeze cloths

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020211
Description
Square paper box of dental amalgam squeeze cloths; blue and grey box with square white paper label on top printed with blue ink states manufacturer's information, product name, purpose of product and serial number; manufacturer's sticker on bottom of box; box is filled with circular pieces of white…
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Accession Number
010020211
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Textiles
MM= Dental Restoration, Permanent -- alloy/amalgam
Description
Square paper box of dental amalgam squeeze cloths; blue and grey box with square white paper label on top printed with blue ink states manufacturer's information, product name, purpose of product and serial number; manufacturer's sticker on bottom of box; box is filled with circular pieces of white cloth
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
paper: brown, white
ink: blue, red
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "D-9290 // 100 // AMALGAM // SQUEEZE CLOTHS // TO EXPRESS EXCESS MERCURY FROM // AMALGAM FILLING MATERIAL // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED // MONTREAL & TORONTO - CANADA // MADE IN CANADA"; printed on sticker on bottom: "J & J"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
MHC 2017 Public Program: Seniors Program - Say Cheese: History of Dentures and Dental Health, July 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 7.8 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Box heavily faded on top, sides; lid flap worn, torn on both sides
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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
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