Dental Forceps

Description:

Dental forceps with a “BLAKE & CO.” inscription. Charles A. Blake (d. 1903) and Alfred C. Blake established a dental supply firm in Philadelphia in 1858 by By 1881, that firm was Blake, Fleer & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Dentistry

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Credit Line: Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-08571Catalog Number: M-08571Accession Number: 218383

Object Name: forceps, dental extractionOther Terms: Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 1 3/8 in x 7 in; x 3.4925 cm x 17.78 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9f8a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_732739

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