Dental Plate and Teeth


Patent model for Marcellus Newton, “Improvement in Modes of Attaching Pyroxyline Base to Artificial Teeth,” U.S. Patent 125,979 (April 22, 1872). Marcellus Newton was a dentist in Boston.

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.291116.103Accession Number: 291116Patent Number: 125979Catalog Number: 291116.103

Object Name: casting platedental demonstration piece, patent modelOther Terms: Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 7/8 in x 1/2 in; .635 cm x 2.2225 cm x 1.27 cmoverall: 3/8 in x 1/2 in x 3/8 in; .9525 cm x 1.27 cm x .9525 cmenvelope: 3 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 7.9375 cm x 13.97 cm


Record Id: nmah_729466

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