South African arm for short right below elbow stum

Made:
c. 1929

South African arm for short right below elbow stump with limited elbow flexion. Leather socket and upper-arm 'corset' fastened with two straps and buckles. A 'step-up' joint has been incorporated to increase the effective amount of elbow flexion. The hand is wooden and has a semi-opposed, wide opening thumb. Made c.1929.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-534
type:
prosthetic arm
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
status:
Permanent collection

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