Male figure with trus, c 1860-1910.
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Plaster model of a male figure in clasical style, wearing several miniature orthopaedic appliances, including a trus and corset. Braces and truses are used to support a weak body part, usually the upper or lower limbs or spine. Used for advertising purposes, and made by Dunlop, England. Full frontal view.