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Otago Images - Dental School

Thursday 18 March 2021 12:09pm

The opening of the first Dental building in 1908, now the University of Otago Staff Club. The opening of the Walsh building in 1961, followed by the recent re-opening of the newly refurbished Walsh building in 2021.


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1908 Dental School opening. S06-159a Hocken Collections - Uare Taoka o Hākena
1961 Dental School Walsh building opening. Courtesy of the Dental School
2021 Dental School Walsh building re-opening following refurbishment


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1940s, Children in waiting rooms.
1940s, Students' common room.
1940s, Sterilisation and 1961 Student clinic. Photos courtesy of the Dental School

O26 Dental School Mural
Mural depicting dental students on life's journey, painted by muralist Guy Howard-Smith