Dental Mold

Dental Mold

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Description
Patent model for Frederick L. Hearson and Jacob H. Mosley, “Improvement in Apparatus for Forming Dental Plates,” U.S. Patent 161,033 (March 23, 1875). Hearson (1838-1912) served as an engineer at the Brooklyn Navy Yard during the Civil War. Moseley (1839-1912) was a dentist in Brooklyn.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flask
mold apparatus, patent model
dental device
vulcanizing flask
Other Terms
Dentistry
date made
1875
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Measurements
overall: 4 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 11.7475 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
MG.M-04239
catalog number
M-04239
accession number
89797
patent number
161,033
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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