999.3.29: Splint, Colles, 1936-1960

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999.3.29: Splint, Colles.
Image No. 1615 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Perforated aluminium adult splint, type no.103. Used for fractures through the lower end of the radius and ulna. The splint conforms to the shape of the forearm, and the hand is maintained in an abducted position. Manufacturer's details and type number 'De Puy MFG. CO. WARSAW. IND. No 103' stamped into surface.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 999.3.29
Collection: Orthopaedics
Date: 1936-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 26 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • aluminium

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: DePuy Manufacturing Co.
  • Owner: Dr. Brabizon J. Hallowes
  • History of Use: Used by Dr. Brabizon Hallowes [1885-1961] born in Australia he relocated to Vancouver in 1936 where he opened a general practice. In later life he moved to Saturna Island.