"P & K" artificial arm, c. 1918-1925, by P & K Artificial Limb Company, Belfast
Artificial arm invented by a surgeon, T.S.Kirk and an engineer, Alexander Pringle, and manufactured by the P & K Artificial Limb Company, Belfast, Ireland, c.1920-1925. Known as the P-K arm, the design allowed the wearer to grip with the fingers, which were made of steel springs, by means of a leer set above the wrist and operated by the wearers other hand.
- forearm, aluminium, forearm, resin, forearm, steel, hand, leather, hand, steel, hand, wood, shoulderpiece, canvas, shoulderpiece, leather
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