Arm splint, worn by a child with polio

Made:
1942-1948

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Leather and metal arm splint with U-shaped metal support, worn by a child affected by polio, made at West Hill Hospital, Darford, Kent, England, 1942-1948

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1989-832/1
Materials:
aluminium, canvas, leather and steel
type:
splint
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • dressings
credit:
Blackston, B.