Dental Forceps


The "JOHN CHEVALIER / NEW YORK" inscription on these dental forceps is that of John D. Chevalier who was born in Switzerland ca. 1810, moved to the U.S. as a young man, and established a dental supply house in New York City in 1833.

Maker: Chevalier, John D.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.291116.357Accession Number: 291116Catalog Number: 291116.357

Object Name: dental extraction forceps

Measurements: overall: 7 in x 2 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 17.78 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.5875 cm


Record Id: nmah_1390466

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