Left above elbow prosthesis with a leather socket.

Made:
c. 1912

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Left above elbow prosthesis with a leather socket. Wooden tenon elbow joint and 'spoon' lock (invented by Ferris) on the back of the elbow. Wooden forearm, covered with leather, oval wrist and key-type fitting for hand, or other terminal device. Made by J & E Ferris, c.1912.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-531
type:
prosthetic arm
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust