• what is this?/It looks weard - Laneyb2
  • It's called a Diastema a common practice when setting up Dentures many people have a space there and it helps the denture look more natural - Revere J
  • no canines? - Travlr
  • this was not part of the original dentures. it was added after G.W.'s death to keep them together so people could examen them. - Douglas R Witt

G. Washington's teeth (LOC)

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

G. Washington's teeth

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Notes:
Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.09491

Call Number: LC-B2- 2241-4

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  1. angeles1965 60 months ago | reply

    Existe, no era una broma del Trivial.

  2. Jeroen Hensen 59 months ago | reply

    Many important words passed this teeth.

  3. rockmanjaibo666 58 months ago | reply

    ***Una Linda Sonrisa****

  4. ExiledBacchus 58 months ago | reply

    Good image, it looks like a B & W poster. Especially with the slightly macabre mechanism.

  5. negafuloz 57 months ago | reply

    perfect smile !

  6. leyvso 55 months ago | reply

    weird! imaging chewing food with these...

  7. brigidacanovas 55 months ago | reply

    wuau!!! que pedazo kijala!!!!

  8. Javier C B 54 months ago | reply

    where is the software ???

  9. Norskejenta1 [deleted] 42 months ago | reply

    We have been to G.Washingtons Plantation and we saw the false Teeth. In the description it said his teeth was made of wood. Great Historical Photo Wouldn't it be terrible to have wood in our mouth.

  10. flckr20 37 months ago | reply

    hallo..... i like it

  11. stefan.bogaers 34 months ago | reply

    'k ga het bij de mijne houden... :)

  12. zik.zak 33 months ago | reply

    Thank you rare I did not expect to see a denture George Washington by

  13. annamaria1952 24 months ago | reply

    uuh, che bel sorriso...

  14. HELLO CHICAGO 16 months ago | reply

    More like teeth varnishing

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