A fibre-cone peg leg for left above knee amputee.
- c. 1915
A fibre-cone peg leg for left above knee amputee. Designed by Major Lightfoot during the 1914-18 War. Note the very wide thick suspension strap. This is an army belt which the patient must have fitted sometime after wearing the pylon. N.B. these were normally jointed at the knee. This one has had the outer steel replaced by a non-jointed one. (Weight: 8.25 lbs 3.7 kg).
- Object Number:
- prosthetic leg
- Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.