993.1385.1: Prosthetic Arm

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993.1385.1: Prosthetic Arm.
Image No. 1641 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

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'.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1385.1
Collection: Orthopaedics

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 69.5 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • leather,
  • metal,
  • steel,
  • string,
  • suede,
  • textile,
  • wood,
  • wool felt

Acquisition Detail