Artificial Tooth

Artificial Tooth

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Description
Patent model for Charles H. 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. He was also a grandfather of the aviator Charles Lindbergh.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
artificial tooth, patent model
dental demonstration device
Other Terms
Dentistry
maker
Land, Charles Henry
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 3/4 in x 1/2 in;.9525 cm x 1.905 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
MG.291116.118.01
patent number
271476
accession number
291116
catalog number
291116.118.01
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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