Orthopaedics: Objects 16 - 30 of 42

993.1385.1: Prosthetic ArmProsthetic Arm Prosthetic right arm with elbow joint for amputation above elbow. A wooden arm with leather covering upper arm section and leather shoulder support with buckle and strap. A piece of cloth, possibly a sleeve of a garment, has been attached with string. All the fingers are rigid, the thumb has some movement by means of a pin hinge. Felt padding lines the shoulder pad. The hand is covered with a suede glove size '8ΒΌ'.
2006.47.1: Prosthetic LegProsthetic Leg, c. 1935 Artificial left leg with foot that bends at the knee. Hollow upper thigh is painted a flesh colour, hollow calf section has two socks suspended from a rivet and a shoe is attached to the foot. An oval plate stating 'Property of the Canadian Government. P.O. 41483, DIST. G, Date June 35' is attached to the back of the calf.
2006.517.1: Rongeur, BoneRongeur, Bone, 20th Cent. Bone rongeur forceps with curved jaws. Spring handle mechanism missing.
993.538.1: Rongeur, BoneRongeur, Bone, 20th Cent. Bone rongeur forceps with slightly curved jaws. 'V.H.T.' and 'S.R.' stamped into surface.
2006.570.1: Rongeur, CranialRongeur, Cranial, 1941-1990 'Devilbiss' skull cutter with spring, serrated grip handles and a short bite blade. 'DEVILBISS' stamped into surface.
993.253.1: Saw, AmputationSaw, Amputation, 1826-1837 Amputation bone saw with pressed-horn handle embossed with the Royal Arms [crown surrounded by the monarch's emblems of the lion and unicorn] and 'Razor Makers to His Majesty' on one side and 'J. WEISS LONDON No. 62 STRAND' on other. Fine tooth with deep slit serrations to prevent bone and tissue clogging the blade.
993.252.1: Saw, AmputationSaw, Amputation, 1900-1945 Amputation saw with metal handle, wide blade [9inch] and hinged back to aid blade removal. The handle is shaped for comfortable use and improved grip. 'DOWNBROSLONDON' stamped into handle.
2006.277.1: Saw, BoneSaw, Bone, 20th Cent. Metacarpal bone saw with loop handle, 20.50 cm long serrated blade and hinged back to aid blade removal. Manufacturer's name 'KNY-SCHEERER GERMANY', trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown] and 'P.W.P. O.R.' stamped into surface.
993.871.1: Saw, BoneSaw, Bone, 20th Cent. Metacarpal bone saw with loop handle, 8 inch long serrated blade.
993.872.1: Saw, FingerSaw, Finger, 20th Cent. Finger saw, solid forged, coarse toothed serrated edged blade 6cm long.
2006.276.1: Saw, PlasterSaw, Plaster, 1941-1990 Plaster saw with loop handle. or The saw was used to cut open the skull and access the brain. It was invented by Sir Victor Horsley (1857-1916), an English surgeon and physiologist who pioneered the discipline of neurosurgery in the late 1800s.
993.1178.1: Shears, PlasterShears, Plaster, 20th Cent. STILLE plaster shears for 2 hands. Bulb handles, lower blade fits into upper casing formed by two narrow edges joined to make rectangle. 'TRUDELL CHROME' and 'MADEINGERMANY' stamped into handle shaft.
993.1177.1: Shears, PlasterShears, Plaster STILLE's plaster shears for 2 hands. Bulb handles, lower ridged blade fits into upper casing, formed by two narrow edges joined to make rectangle. 'SKLARCHROMEUSA' stamped into handle shaft, '36' stamped into lower blade and '36 S' at opening of hinge. Bolt missing.
993.654.1: Splint BoardSplint Board, 20th Cent. Splint board.
993.1227.1: Splint, AnkleSplint, Ankle, c. 1915 Wire gauze ankle splint in shape of foot and lower leg to fit outside of lower left leg.