995.4.15: Anatomical Model of Face & Neck , 1910-1920

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995.4.15: Anatomical Model of Face & Neck .
Image No. 1256 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Detailed multi-coloured wax anatomical model of face and neck in profile for studying teeth, nerves, etc. Housed in black painted wooden display case with glass fronted window/lid. Each anatomical landmark is numbered. The index which was attached to the back of the box has been removed. Makers label adhering to back reads 'Lehrmittelwerk Berlinsche Verlagsanstalt BERLIN N.W. 87'.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 995.4.15
Collection: Anatomy & Pathology
Date: 1910-1920

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 24 cm
  • Width: 18 cm
  • Depth: 7.3 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • fiber,
  • glass,
  • metal,
  • paint,
  • paper,
  • wax,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Lehrmittel Werk
  • Owner: F. Davidson
  • History of Use: Model used by a dentist, Dr. Fred Davidson. Wax models were common teaching tools during the early part of the 20th Century.