Dental Key


Dental key with a “B. F. KILLAM’S PATENT / AUG. 2 1859 / G H BURT” inscription. Benjamin F. Killam, the inventor, lived in Braintree, Vt.

Ref: Benjamin F. Killam, “Tooth-Key,” U.S. Patent 24,940 (Aug. 2, 1859).

Associated Dates: 1859 08 02 / 1859 08 02

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: Vermont, Braintree

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0293.01Catalog Number: 1991.0293.01Accession Number: 1991.0293

Object Name: Toothkeydental coll object

Physical Description: metal, steel (overall material)ivory (overall material)Measurements: average spatial: 15.4 cm x 8.7 cm x 2.5 cm; 6 1/16 in x 3 7/16 in x 31/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1074376

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