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Unidentified photographer 
Extracting teeth. 
[Unidentified series 56] 
1870 (ca) 
Library Company of Philadelphia 
Accession number: P.2009.13.3 
Comic genre scene showing a man being restrained in a dentist's chair by a boy who holds a scarf around the man's neck. The dentist, attired in a silk robe and pileus, pulls out the patient's teeth with an abnormally large instrument. A sign reading, "S.B. Smith, dentist," hangs on the wall. 

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