Cotton Holder for Dental Use


Patent model for Thomas Cogswell, “Improvement in Cotton-Holders for Dental Use,” U.S. Patent 186,307 (Jan. 16, 1877), assigned to Codman & Shurtleff. Thomas Cogswell (1835-1912) was a dentist then living in Boston, Mass.

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-04258Patent Number: 186,307Catalog Number: M-04258Accession Number: 89797

Object Name: Holder, Cottonholder, cotton, patent modelcotton holder, dental, patent modeldental deviceOther Terms: Holder, Cotton; Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 3 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 9.2075 cm x 6.6675 cm x 6.6675 cm


Record Id: nmah_724607

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