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Ash, Claudius (1792–1854), silversmith and dental supplier

Timothy Blatchford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry; Medical Dentistry; Metalwork. 722 words.

Ash, Claudius (1792–1854), silversmith and dental supplier, the second son of Sarjeant Ash (bap. 1755, d. 1820), silversmith, and his wife, Lydia, was born in London on 2 March 1792 and...

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cast

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry — Art.

To reproduce an object, such as a piece of sculpture, by means of a mould (usually of plaster) taken from it. A cast is also the copy so produced.

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Colyer, Sir (James) Frank (1866–1954), dental surgeon and museum curator

Susan L. Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry; Medical Dentistry; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 999 words.

Colyer, Sir (James) Frank (1866–1954), dental surgeon and museum curator, was born on 25 September 1866 at 2 Loughborough Villas, Loughborough Road, Lambeth, London, one of the sons of...

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copal

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry — Art.

Resin from various tropical trees which, during the 19th century, was cooked with oil to produce a picture varnish. Copal varnishes have been blamed for much of the cracking and darkening...

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flux

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Dentistry.

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Any substance that lowers the melting or softening temperature of the mix or compound in which it is present. In dentistry it is included in ceramic materials and used when...

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Kingsley, Norman William

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry; Medical Dentistry; Sculpture and Carving. 996 words.

Kingsley, Norman William (26 October 1829–20 February 1913), dental surgeon and sculptor, was born in Stockholm, New York, the son of Nathaniel Kingsley and Eliza Williams, farmers. At age...

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safelight

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Dentistry.

A special lamp emitting low-intensity red-orange light of long wavelength used in the darkroom to provide working visibility without affecting (fogging) the photosensitive emulsion of the...

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veneer

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry — Art.

Thin sheets of decorative material, usually wood, but also occasionally ivory, tortoiseshell or brass, used to cover the surface of furniture constructed of coarser and cheaper wood.

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wax

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A malleable substance obtained from various animal, vegetable, and mineral sources, most commonly the matter secreted by bees as the material of honeycomb; when bleached and purified it can...

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