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Miscellaneous Mouthgags

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Inventory Number: 10608
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: 314 mainly dental items owned by Clover, and some made by him, including mouth props (some of experimental design) ivory spring prop, Hutchinson's spring prop, 11 tube introducers in leather case etc. Includes personal items of Clover -- five pairs of glasses 4 with leather cases and one with ear covers, earmuffs.

The objects are kept in a card box that once contained hypodermic needles.

Mouth props invented c.1875 by Joseph Thomas Clover (1825-1882).
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Leather
Copper Alloy
Ivory
Glass
Card
Wood
String
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
264 270 213 mm

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