Dental Kit

Description:

Dental kit used by Josiah Foster Flagg (d. 1903), a dentist in Swarthmore, Pa., and a grandson of the first native born American dentist. He was known for advocating improved alloys for dental fillings.

Ref: William H. Trueman, “J. Foster Flagg, D.S.S.,” The International Dental Journal 25 (1904): 72-83.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-09304Catalog Number: M-09304Accession Number: 218383

Object Name: Kit, AmalgambalanceDental KitOther Terms: Kit, Amalgam; Dentistry

Measurements: overall - box: 2 in x 4 7/16 in x 3 3/8 in; 5.08 cm x 11.303 cm x 8.5725 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6a24-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_724582

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