Orthopaedic corset, Europe, 1801-1880

Made:
1801-1880 in England and Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Iron orthopaedic corset for children. Full view, graduated matt black perspex background.
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Iron orthopaedic corset for children

Brass orthopaedic corsets (A158526 & A121452), to correct deformities of the bones or muscles. Probably made in England during the 19th century

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DisplayLocation:
Science Museum, Making the Modern World Gallery
Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
A121452
Measurements:
front piece: 274 mm x 34 mm x 276 mm, .34kg
type:
corset
credit:
Hamonic Collection
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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