Artificial Teeth

Artificial Teeth

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Description
Patent model for Charles Henry Land, “Artificial Tooth,” U.S. Patent 271,476 (Jan. 30, 1883). Charles Henry Land (1847-1922) was a Detroit dentist who promoted the use of porcelain teeth and gold crowns, and who is perhaps best known as a grandfather of the aviator Charles Lindbergh.
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Object Name
artificial teeth, patent model
dental device
Other Terms
Dentistry
maker
Land, Charles Henry
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 1 in x 3/4 in;.9525 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
MG.291116.118.05
accession number
291116
patent number
271476
catalog number
291116.118.05
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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