Hanger-Simpson wooden hand with all fingers articu

Made:
c. 1948
maker:
Hanger Orthopaedic Group, Inc

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Timeline of artificial hand prostheses. Left: c.1900, middle: 1918, right: c.1948.
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Timeline of artificial hand prostheses. Left: c.1900, middle: 1918, right: c.1948.
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Timeline of artificial hand prostheses. Left: c.1900, middle: 1918, right: c.1948.
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Hanger-Simpson wooden hand with all fingers articulated at the proximal inter-phalangeal and metacarpo-phalangeal joints. Passively moveable thumb, grooved at the tip, for holding a pen or pencil. The tips of all the digits are faced with black rubber. Made by Hanger, c.1948.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-589
type:
prosthetic hand
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust

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