Pair of upper limb prostheses for a child with absence (amelia) of both upper limbs, by Hugh Steeper, England, 1976-1978. Plastic arms and forearms with friction shoulder and elbow joints. The right CO2 powered split-hook and wrist rotation unit are controlled by shoulder movement (the acromion) against the two valves on the right shoulder. The left has a passive wrist rotation unit and a powered split-hook, operated by the single valve on the left shoulder.
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overall (including mounts for LOUT-460): 700 mm x 320 mm x 280 mm,
overall (object only): 460 mm x 320 mm x 150 mm,
- prosthetic appliance
- Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
- Permanent collection
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