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Eastman Dental in Stockholm

Eastman Dental Institute, April, 1936

Receiving of the ground stone which was placed by the Prince of Whales

The Crown Prince Adolf of Sweden receiving Dr. and Mrs. Burkhart at the laying of the ground stone ceremony, April 29, 1933.  The stone was placed by the Prince of Whales. King Gustav was also present.

Crown royalty arriving for the dedication ceremony.

Crown Princess Louise and Crown Prince Adolph arriving for dedication ceremony, April 25, 1936. Approximately 400 guest were present for the event. Due to poor weather conditions, on the advice of his personal physician, King Gustav was unable to attend.

Group of representatives at the dedication ceremony

Attending the dedication ceremony were: (left to right) Wictor Karlsson, representative of the Stockholm Municipality chatting with Swedish Crown Princess Louise and Princess Ingeborg, wife of Prince Carl. Mrs. Harvey Burkhart, Prince Carl, Brother of King Gustav V, Dr. J. Sandblom, Swedish Crown Prince Gustav Adolph chatting with Dr. Burkhart, representative of George Eastman.

Front of Eastman Dental Stockholm building

Eastman Dental Stockholm . Front of building facing Dalagtan.

Side view of the Stockholm Dental Clinic

Stockholm board room

The board room.

Training of Dental Hygienists in Eastman Dental Stockholm

Similar to the Rochester Dental Dispensary, Eastman Dental in Stockholm provided training for the education of Dental Hygienists.

Of Note:

  • Foundation Ceremony: April 29, 1933
  • Dedication Ceremony: April 25, 1936
  • Artist: Einar Forseth
  • First Director: Dr. Olof Strandberg
  • In recognition for his work, Dr. Harvey Burkhart was declared a commander of the Royal Order of Vasa by King Gustaf of Sweden
  • Eastman's donation was the largest in the history of Sweden at that time

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