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

Made:
c. 1920

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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