Samuel S. White Company, New York Depot Public Deposited

Digital scan of an engraving of the New York location of S.S. Whites dental manufacturing plant. The building is shown on the corner of two streets. Men and women walk by, and horse and carriage riders are also depicted. Signboards atop the building and along the sides advertise the "S.S. White Dental Depot." Digital scan produced for the exhibit "Bridging a Gap in our Historical Collections: The History of Dentistry Collection, " in Spring 2004.

Image reproduced from Malvin Rings Dentistry, an illustrated history (New York: Abrams, 1985), iamge 178, page 205. Image measures 19.5 x 20 cm. Image caption reads: The S.S. White Company, founded in Philadelphia in the 1840s, eventually became the largest dental manufacturing company in the world. S.S. White supply houses, such as this one in New York City, were established in the nineteenth century in most major American cities and also abroad. The Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical Library/Boston Medical Library, Rare Book Collection, Boston.

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