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Seven dental forceps, London, England, 1870-1901
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Seven dental forceps, London, England, 1870-1901
Group of dentures photographed in storage in B49 at Blythe House
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Work Type
Dentistry
Date
1870-1901
Location
London
Material
forceps, steel (nickel plated)
roll, leather, black
Measurements
overall: 40 mm x 250 mm x 210 mm, .968 kg
Description
7 dental forceps, nickel plated steel, in black leather roll case, by Maw, London, 1895-1910
This leather case can be rolled up and carried around by a dentist or surgeon. The case contains seven different types of dental forceps to be used on various sizes and shapes of teeth. Apart from herbal remedies, removing diseased teeth was the only treatment available for dental disease. Each of the forceps has the words "MAW LONDON punched into the surface. This is a reference to the manufacturer, S Maw, Son & Thompson, whose name is also on the leather case.
This leather case can be rolled up and carried around by a dentist or surgeon. The case contains seven different types of dental forceps to be used on various sizes and shapes of teeth. Apart from herbal remedies, removing diseased teeth was the only treatment available for dental disease. Each of the forceps has the words "MAW LONDON punched into the surface. This is a reference to the manufacturer, S Maw, Son & Thompson, whose name is also on the leather case.
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co102131
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
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