Diploma certificate Thomas Cartwright Adamson Australian College of Dentistry

Australian College of Dentistry (estab. 1897, closed 1967)
Diploma awarded to Thomas Cartwright Adamson from the Australian College of Dentistry. With crest of the Society and ten signatures attached including John Iliffe (b.1846, d.1914).
The Australian College of Dentistry issued a Diploma of M.A.C.D (Member of the Australian College of Dentistry) to students who satisfactorily completed a two year course following an apprenticeship to a practitioner.
Thomas Cartwright Adamson, one of the first students from The Australian College of Dentistry, established in 1897 at the Melbourne Dental Hospital.
Father to Sir Kenneth Thomas Adamson (1904-1976), an orthodontist and academic senior lecturer at the Faculty of Dental Science at the University of Melbourne in 1935.

"The Prefects and Guardians of the College of Australian Dentistry and the Hospital of the Melbourne Dentistry, Sanctum College of Dentists Australia,
Testimony in faith and learning we signed our names in these letters protected by the academic seal"
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ink, parchment
54.0 x 42.0 cm
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Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum Category


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