Right above elbow prosthesis with a leather socket

Made:
c. 1895
maker:
F G Ernst

Right above elbow prosthesis with a leather socket and forearm. Front of elbow has been filled in with chamois leather. Leather shoulder saddle. Wooden screw-on hand with opposed thumb, rigid fingers & oval wrist. Probably made by F.G.Ernst, c.1895.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-522
type:
prosthetic arm
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
status:
Permanent collection

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