Prosthetic limbs for a child affected by thalidomide

Made:
1966
maker:
Hanger Orthopaedic Group, Inc

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Group shot of pairs of prosthetic limbs made for Tracey Baynam, thoughout her childhood and teenage years. Tracey's
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Pair of prosthetic limbs made for a child, Tracey Baynam, aged 4 years and 3 months affected by thalidomide, made by J E Hanger, United Kingdom, September 1966

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Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
2017-77
Materials:
leather, metal, plastic, steel
type:
artificial leg
credit:
The Thalidomide Society

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