993.1315.1: Prosthetic Arm, 1901-1950

Additional Images

993.1315.1: Prosthetic Arm.
Image No. 1629 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Prosthetic right arm for amputation above elbow. An arm with elbow joint and shoulder support with buckle and canvas strap. All the fingers are rigid, the thumb has some movement by means of a pin hinge. Felt padding lines the interior upper arm section. The hand is covered with a glove. Remains of label adhering to forearm reads 'MAP.TOURANGEA....ORTHOPEDISTE.SURG.......361A RUE ST JAC.....MONTREA....'

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1315.1
Collection: Orthopaedics
Date: 1901-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 71 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • canvas,
  • leather,
  • metal,
  • plastic,
  • steel,
  • textile,
  • wood,
  • wool felt

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