One wooden artificial foot, metal hinge at ankle

Made:
Swindon
maker:
Great Western Railway

One wooden artificial foot, metal hinge at ankle, part of a set of four artificial limbs manufactured by the Great Western Railway, Swindon works, for injured railway personal, recovered from British Rail Engineering Ltd. Swindon.

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Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1988-841/1
Materials:
metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
artificial limb
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • prosthesis
credit:
British Railways Board, Euston Square

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