Artificial arm with four tool attachments, c 1950.

Artificial arm with four tool attachments, c 1950.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Description

Heavy-duty, metal artificial right arm worn by a below-elbow amputee who worked in Steeper's factory, based at Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton (from 1943-85), making metal sockets. Also shown are some of the tools he used: club-hammer, ball pein hammer, double headed ball-pein hammer and a double headed planishing hammer. All have heavy-duty McKay adaptors. Made in England. Full view.

Image Details

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10326777

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