Dental Gold

Dental Gold

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
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)
Measurements
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
ID Number
MG.M-04264
accession number
89797
catalog number
M-04264
patent number
203,921
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National Museum of American History
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