Series of photographic film negatives contained in two brown card film cassettes: Tasmanian Thesis folder by William Adam B.D.Sc

William Adam (b.1894, d.1973)
Circa 1940
Two brown card film cassettes containing series of photographic film negatives. HFA4601.7 has one loose negative strip. Negatives are of maxilla, mandibles and cranium. Negatives in HFA4601.7 also contain rule and callipers. Cassettes have pencil inscriptions.

From Tasmanian thesis folder containing a copy of thesis "The Jaws and Dentition of the Tasmanian Aborigines" by William Adam B.D.Sc. and a number of photographs, notes, transcripts, film negatives and radiographs.

Part of a collection of objects from Dr. William Adam, relating to his thesis "The Jaws and Dentition of the Tasmanian Aborigines", for the degree of D.D Sc in 1940, in which his research on detentions measured jaws and teeth of 56 Tasmanian Aboriginal skulls.

Object detail

Circa 1940
Card and photographic film
Both items: 6.0 x 23.5 cm
Accession Number
Credit Line
Gift of Dr.William Adam, 1980
Object Type
photographic medium/negatives
Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum Category


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