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Object/Catalog Number 1954.4.1
Object Name Dentures, Full Upper and Lower
Accession Number 1954.4
Collection Dr. John David Barab Collection
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Prosthodontics-Crown, Bridge & Dentures
Date ca. 1920
Description Full upper horseshoe-shaped, vulcanite denture with brass crown on central incisor and lower metal plate denture set with lower lateral and lower central incisors made of bone. Both dentures were worn by one patient and were obtained in 1920 from a mortician working in China.
Material Vulcanite, metal, and bone
Length (in) 2
Width (in) 2.5
Height (in) 1.375
Condition Fair
People Barab, Dr. John David
Number of images 1.0
Credit line Gift of Dr. John David Barab, Philadelphia Dental College, Class of 1918
Catalog date 2010-01-26
Dimensions H-1.375 W-2.5 L-2 inches
Caption Full Upper & Lower Dentures
Old ID number 16-244
Source Barab, Dr. John David
Made China