• Reference
      GB 133 MMC/2/ShawS
  • Physical Description
      1 file

Administrative / Biographical History

Shaw was a dental surgeon and was the first Dean of the Victoria Dental Hospital, Manchester. In 1886 he patented the Shaw Dental Engine, a mechanism for maneuvering dental drills. He was also a pioneer in the use of anaesthetics.

Related Material

See also MMC/1/ShawS.