Prosthetic leg, 1894.

Fernandes, Iris

Prosthetic leg, 1894.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm


This wooden above-the-knee artificial right leg was made for a 16-year-old soldier after he had his leg amputated. He wore it continuously for over sixty years. It is made of wood and metal and articluated at the knee and ankle.

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