Dental Plate and Teeth

Dental Plate and Teeth

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Description
Patent model for William P. Hall, “Artificial Teeth,” U.S. Patent 178,143, (May 30, 1876). William P. Hall (1822-1909), a dentist in Piqua, Ohio, devised a method of attaching porcelain teeth to a celluloid or rubber plate.
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Object Name
denture, set, patent model
dental device, set
Other Terms
Dentistry
Measurements
denture: 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 4.7625 cm x 6.985 cm
artificial teeth: 7/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 9.2075 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
MG.291116.076
accession number
291116
patent number
178143
catalog number
291116.076
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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