Cotton Holder for Dental Use

Cotton Holder for Dental Use

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Description
Patent model for Thomas Cogswell, “Improvement in Cotton-Holders for Dental Use,” U.S. Patent 186,307 (Jan. 16, 1877), assigned to Codman & Shurtleff. Thomas Cogswell (1835-1912) was a dentist then living in Boston, Mass.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
Holder, Cotton
holder, cotton, patent model
cotton holder, dental, patent model
dental device
Other Terms
Holder, Cotton; Dentistry
Measurements
overall: 3 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 9.2075 cm x 6.6675 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
MG.M-04258
patent number
186,307
catalog number
M-04258
accession number
89797
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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