Dental Plate and Teeth

Dental Plate and Teeth

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Patent model for William C. Michaelis, “Mounting for Artificial Teeth,” U.S. Patent 85,600 (Jan. 5, 1869). Michaelis lived in New York City.
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Object Name
denture, set, patent model
dental device, set
Other Terms
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
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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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