993.1299.1: Splint, Jones, c. 1950

Additional Images

993.1299.1: Splint, Jones.
Image No. 2902 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

JONES humerus splint [adult], plated steel frame with two vertical struts with a swing arm on each and a fitted padded leather underarm rest. The splint is interchangeable for either left or right arm. Manufacturer's details 'ZIMMER MFG.CO.WARSAW.IND' stamped into frame.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1299.1
Collection: Orthopaedics
Date: c. 1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 58.5 cm
  • Width: 29 cm
  • Depth: 20.2 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • leather,
  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Zimmer Manufacturing Company
  • History of Use: For fractures of the humerus between the insertion of the deltoid and condyles.