Horace Wells


Bronze bust of Dr. Horace Wells on a pedestal made by Jonathan Scott Hartley (1845–1912), sculptor in New York City. An inscription reads "Horace Wells Discoverer of Anesthesia, Presented by Dentists of America."

Date Made: ca 1899

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-05268Catalog Number: M-05268Accession Number: 169020

Object Name: BustOther Terms: Bust; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 24 in x 12 in x 17 in; 60.96 cm x 30.48 cm x 43.18 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-ce89-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_728020

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