Clothed man stands facing camera, shortened right leg encased in brace, with his right foot resting on an artificial foot. His left arm rests on a decorative column.] From New York Public Library Digital Collections.
Demonstrate a prosthesis? of a mid thigh amputation. The prosthesis was manufactured from materials available to the patient while he was a prisoner under the Japs. ~ Otis Historical Archives National Museum of Health Medicine
JF Ptak Science Books LLC Post 830 This busy and still beautifully designed woodcut from Amrbose Pare’s Opera Chirurgica… was printed in 1594 and holds special fascinations for me. First of all it is a pioneering work on artificial limbs,.
The British Government has announced that all wounded veterans will get the most advanced artificial limbs. This film in the archive shows artificial limbs of the past. First World War amputees practice with their new prosthetics: 1916 film.