Dental Gold

Dental Gold

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Patent model for Edward G. Kearsing and Leonzo Kearsing, “Improvement in Dental-Gold Fillings,” U.S. Patent 203,921 (May 21, 1878). The Kearsings made sold various gold products for dental purposes.
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Object Name
Dental foil
dental device
gold foil
associated dates
1878 05 21 / 1878 05 21
associated place
United States
Physical Description
metal, gold (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
overall:.1 cm x 11.9 cm x 5.2 cm; 1/16 in x 4 11/16 in x 2 1/16 in
overall, card: 2 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 1/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 12.065 cm x.3175 cm
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accession number
catalog number
patent number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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