Artificial leg, for a below-knee amputee, made from a scrap metal cylinder and worn by a landmine victim in Cambodia, 1990-2002
Artificial leg for an below-knee amputee (E2002.325.2), alongside a 'homemade' leg (E2002.325.4), constructed from part of an artillery shell casing and typical of the improvised appliances sometimes worn prior to obtaining a proper leg. These replacement legs made almost entirely of the commercial plastic polypropylene and are mainly provided for landmine victims in Cambodia. Developed and manufactured in Cambodia by the Cambodia Trust charity, 1998
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- artificial leg, artificial legs, artificial limbs, disability, landmines, medicine, prostheses
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- artificial limb
- The Cambodia Trust
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