Dental Plate and Teeth

Dental Plate and Teeth

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Description
Patent model for William C. Michaelis, “Mounting for Artificial Teeth,” U.S. Patent 85,600 (Jan. 5, 1869). Michaelis lived in New York City.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
denture, set, patent model
dental device, set
Other Terms
Dentistry
Measurements
overall, denture: 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 3 in; 1.905 cm x 4.7625 cm x 7.62 cm
overall, mounting: 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 1.27 cm x 3.81 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
MG.291116.082
accession number
291116
patent number
85600
catalog number
291116.082
Credit Line
Gift of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
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National Museum of American History
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