1 x 6 x 3.5. Tooth extraction:Turnkey."Ivory handled turnkey or extractor with metal shaft and claw that were probably hand forged. no makers mark. The instrument was used by barber-surgeons for pulling molars. The earliest examples of the extractor were patented in 1797."
1 x 5.25 x 2.5. Tooth extraction:Turnkey. Metal turnkey with folding shaft and a single claw. The instrument was used by barber-surgeons for pulling molars. The earliest examples of the extractor were patented in 1797.
10 x 22 x 13.5". Dental case. "Wooden case with multiple velvet lined instrument compartments on either side and a sliding drawer under the main compartment. Edges are bound with silver. Instruments include a mother of pearl handled mirror. scalers. and shears. Some of the original instruments have J. Chevaliers mark. but other instruments have been added over the years. The original Traveling Dental Chevaliers Chest was invented in 1840 by J.D. Chevalier. This particular case was originally owned by Dr. Charleigh Thaddeus Dowling. 1823-1904. who practiced dentistry in the Orangeburg and Barnwell areas of South Carolina and carried the instruments with him as he went from one town to another to care for people's teeth."
10.25 x 3.5 x 3" Drug packaging: Container: Jar. Glass square tincture bottle with recessed glass label and glass stopper. Digitalin is a heart medication derived from the Digitalis genus of plants. The use of digitalin dates to 1785, and it is still used today.
10"x 14"x 8". Drug Compounding. The Torsion balance concept was developed in France, but perfected in the USA and sold under various trade names. Wood base balance with marble slab, metal pans and a glass top. Tags on the front of the scale read "Scientific" The World's Finest Balance and Scale Service" and "The Torsion Balance Co., Style 27, New York, No. 664, Pat. Jan. 6- 85,Jan. 22-89, May 19-91."
2 x 8 x 14".Dental casting technique: Color/shape guide."A sample card containing 78 hand carved ivory blocks in the shape of samples of teeth. These samples were made by dental students as senior projects at Northwestern University in the late 1920's and 1930's. The collection was assembled by Dr. Frank Anaturo. Northwestern Dental Faculty."
0.75x5.5x3". Injections:Hypodermic syringe. "Stainless steel Luer-Lok control tonsil syringe made of frosted glass and stainless steel. The initials "C.W.E" are engraved along the side and on the handle of the syringe."