Dental Plate and Teeth

Dental Plate and Teeth

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Description
Patent model for John W. Shults, “Dental Plate,” U.S. Patent 277,796 (May 15, 1883). Shults lived in Van Wert, Ohio.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Dentures, Silver
denture
dentures
dental device
Other Terms
Dentures, Silver; Dentistry
date made
1883
associated dates
1883 05 15 / 1883 05 15
Physical Description
metal, silver (overall material)
porcelain (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 in; 1.905 cm x 5.715 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 1.7 cm x 5.4 cm x 5 cm; 11/16 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 15/16 in
ID Number
MG.291116.001
catalog number
291116.001
accession number
291116
patent number
277,796
277796
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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