Dental Plate and Teeth

Description:

Patent model for John A. Straight, “Plate for Artificial Teeth,” U.S. Patent 97,244 (Nov. 23, 1869). John A. Straight (1832-1893) was a dentist in Albion, N.Y.

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.291116.039Accession Number: 291116Patent Number: 97244Catalog Number: 291116.039

Object Name: denture, patent modeldental deviceOther Terms: Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 2 in x 2 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.3975 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-81ba-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_728930

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