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E3414 Plaster casts of horse teeth (31) and exhibition labels (31), sets of teeth from birth to old age, used to educate the public how to tell the age of a horse, didactic display objects, plaster / paint / cardboard, maker unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1885-1902. Click to enlarge.

Collection of plaster casts of horse teeth ranging from birth to old age

    This is a set of 31 painted plaster casts of horses' teeth showing the stages from birth to an 'advanced age'. The casts were made at Sydney University between 1885-1902 from a set of 31 models of horse teeth (object number 10077) that had been purchased by the Museum in 1885 from Dr Louis Auzoux, Paris, France. The casts were displayed in the Animal Courts in the Museum's old building in Harris Street, Ultimo. Horses were a vital part of people's lives in the 1800s and early 1900s and the …

    Summary

    Object No.

    E3414

    Object Statement

    Plaster casts of horse teeth (31) and exhibition labels (31), sets of teeth from birth to old age, used to educate the public how to tell the age of a horse, didactic display objects, plaster / paint / cardboard, maker unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1885-1902

    Physical Description

    Collection of 31 sets of teeth of the horse from birth to very advanced age, with examples to show the effects of crib-biting and wind sucking & and the faucets employed to make a horse look old or young; B (SB). casts from 10077 (SB). Casts from 31 sets of teeth of the horse from birth to very advanced age. Refer 10077 (LC). (Casts taken & sent to Sydney Uni. by order A.R.P.) (LC).

    Source

    Credit Line

    Transferred from Sydney Technical College, 1902

    Acquisition Date

    3 November 1902

    Cite this Object

    Harvard

    Collection of plaster casts of horse teeth ranging from birth to old age 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 9 February 2023, <https://ma.as/227889>

    Wikipedia

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