Wooden right above knee prosthesis made for a 16 year old Boy Soldier in 1894. It was worn continuously by him until he was (very reluctantly) supplied with a new one in 1972. This he wore until his death in 1977 at the age of 99. Supplied by the Army.
Wooden right above-knee artficial leg, made for a 16 year old boy soldier in 1894. As a military amputee he would have been entitled to a free prosthesis. It was worn continuously by him until he was very reluctantly supplied with a new one in 1972. This he wore until his death in 1977 at the age of 99.
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- artificial leg
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- artificial limb
- Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
- Permanent collection
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