Artificial left leg, Cambodia, 1998

Made:
1998 in Cambodia
maker:
The Cambodia Trust

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Artificial leg for an above-knee amputee, of a type provided for landmine victims in Cambodia, developed and manufactured by the Cambodia Trust charity, 1997-2002

Artificial leg for an above-knee amputee, 1998. Made almost entirely of the commercial plastic polypropylene, prostheses of this type are mainly provided for landmine victims in Cambodia. Developed and manufactured in Cambodia by the Cambodia Trust charity.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
2004-36
Materials:
leather, metal, plastic
type:
artificial leg, artificial legs, artificial limbs, disability, landmines, medicine, prostheses
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • prosthesis
  • artificial limb
credit:
The Cambodia Trust

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