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Dental Cement

Dental Cement

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Description
Patent model for Asa Hill and Samuel G. Blackman, “Composition for Filling Teeth,” U.S. Patent 6,110 (Feb. 13, 1849). Asa Hill (1815-1874) was a prominent dentist, and Samuel G. Blackman (1807-1886), a famous inventor, both of Norwalk, Ct., Their dental material was sold as Hill’s Stopping.
Ref: Circular regarding the compound in The Dental News Letter 1 (April 1848): 28-31.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Cement, Dental
dental cement
Other Terms
Cement, Dental; Dentistry
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 6 in x 1 in; 5.08 cm x 15.24 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MG.291116.294
patent number
6110
accession number
291116
catalog number
291116.294
Credit Line
Gift of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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