Dental Forceps

Description:

Dental forceps with inscriptions that read “H. R. SHERWOOD” and “J. T. TOLAND.” H. R. Sherwood was a manufacturer of dental instruments working in Cincinnati. John T. Toland (ca. 1830-1863) was the proprietor of a dental depot in Cincinnati. He showed several dental instruments at the Ohio Mechanics’ Institute Fair of 1858. And he advertised as exclusive agent for Sherwood’s forceps in 1859.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-04173Patent Number: 17107Catalog Number: M-04173Accession Number: 89797

Object Name: Forceps, All-Purposeforceps, all-purpose, patent modeldental instrumentOther Terms: Forceps, All-Purpose; Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 7/8 in x 7 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 18.7325 cm x 2.8575 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-77b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_725551

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