Left above elbow prosthesis with a wooden socket connected to a wooden forearm. Metal mechanical hand with passive flexion and extension of the wrist. Elbow flexion is combined with pronation / supination of the wrist. Made by Carnes Arm Company, United States of America 1915.
Artificial arm for an above-elbow amputee, made by the Carnes Artificial Limb Company of Kansas City, United States, c.1915.and imported into England during World War I . An innovative feature of the arm is the mechanism which enabled the palm of the metal hand, attached to a wooden forearm and socket, to turn upwards as the elbow was flexed.
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- artificial arm
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- artificial limb
- Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
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