Artificial leg, 1928.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Artificial leg, 1928.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Artificial leg for amputation at hip level. The leg and hip socket are primarily made of of light-weight metal, posibly duralumin. Features of the leg include a button-type hip lock, central knee control mechanism, and a hand-operated knee lock. It was made by Hanger, England. Full view.
 

Image Ref.

10326774
 

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