Below elbow prosthesis. Socket connected by jointe

Made:
c. 1920

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Timeline of artificial arm prostheses. From left to right: 1. 16th century 2. 17th century 3. c. 1920 4. c. 1960
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Below elbow prosthesis. Socket connected by jointed side steels to an upper arm corset. Fingers are flexed by means of a long lever. Made by Pringle & Kirk, c.1920. (Weight 2.25lbs 1.0 kg).

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-520
type:
prosthetic arm
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
status:
Permanent collection

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