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Title
French dentist shewing a specimen of his artificial teeth and false palates, A
Name/Creator
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, English, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
French dentist shewing a specimen of his artificial teeth and false palates, A
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; SA.L02.02
Creation Date
1811
Description
27 x 40.5 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
dentists ;  dentistry ;  caricatures

Category
Public Health, 1800-1899

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Note
Inscription: A notice reads: "Mineral teeth. Monsieur de Charmant from Paris engages to affix from one tooth to a whole set without pain. Mouns. D can also affix an artificial palate or a glass eye in an manner perculiar to himself. He also distills." ; Below image: "Rowlandson Del. Price one shilling"


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