Four arm splints of varying construction, worn by children with polio

Made:
1942-1948 in Dartford
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Leather and metal arm splint with U-shaped metal support, worn by a child affected by polio, made at West Hill
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Leather and metal arm splint with U-shaped metal support, worn by a child affected by polio, made at West Hill
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Leather and metal arm splint with U-shaped metal support, worn by a child affected by polio, made at West Hill
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Leather and metal arm splint with U-shaped metal support, worn by a child affected by polio, made at West Hill
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Leather and metal arm splint with U-shaped metal support, worn by a child affected by polio, made at West Hill
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Plaster cast arm splint made for and worn by a child with polio, made at West Hill Hospital, England, 1942-1948
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Leather, canvas and metal arm splint, worn by a child with polio, made at West Hill Hospital, England, 1942-1948
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Plaster cast arm splint made for and worn by a child with polio, made at West Hill Hospital, England, 1942-1948
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Leather, canvas and metal arm splint, worn by a child with polio, made at West Hill Hospital, England, 1942-1948
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Leather, metal and canvas arm splint worn by child with polio, made at West Hill Hospital, England, 1942-1948
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Leather, metal and canvas arm splint worn by child with polio, made at West Hill Hospital, England, 1942-1948
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Four arm splints of varying construction, worn by child polio victims, English, 1942-1948

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1989-832
Materials:
aluminium, canvas, leather, plaster and steel
type:
splint
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • dressings
credit:
Blackston, B.