Left above knee temporary pylon with felt-lined fibre socket

Made:
c. 1915 in Walton-on-Thames
maker:
New Zealand General Hospital

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Left above knee temporary pylon with felt-lined fibre socket. Duralumin supporting strips. Webbing suspension straps attached to double cords which pass around a pair of rollers in the mid-calf. This prevented chafing from the shoulder strap whilst walking. Made in the New Zealand General Hospital at Walton-on-Thames during 1914-18 War.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-419
type:
prosthetic leg
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust