Syme's prosthesis, for right foot amputee. Open l

Made:
c. 1920

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Syme's prosthesis, for right foot amputee. Open leather socket supported by four steel struts attached to a wooden foot, with toe and ankle joints. Made by Joe Wedge c.1920. Weight: 2.5lbs, 1.1 kg.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-448
type:
prosthetic leg
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust

Cite this page

Rights

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

Using our data

Download

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.