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Dates
1895
1915
circa 1895-1915
Collection
Leon Doucet Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
003041001 a-b
Description
Pair of shaped wooden crutches with leather padded underarm rest; non-adjustable hand piece; two pieces come together at bottom of crutch and are bound with metal band; adjustable metal bottom for length with rubber stopper to prevent slippage.
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Accession Number
003041001 a-b
Collection
Leon Doucet Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Crutches
Description
Pair of shaped wooden crutches with leather padded underarm rest; non-adjustable hand piece; two pieces come together at bottom of crutch and are bound with metal band; adjustable metal bottom for length with rubber stopper to prevent slippage.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - crutch - Size: Length 127.7 cm x Width 21.4 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - crutch - Size: Length 127.7 cm x Width 21.4 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Owned by neighbour of donor, Leon Doucet.
Dates
1895
1915
circa 1895-1915
Date Remarks
Artefact similar to object found in catalogue from 1890s.
Material
wood: brown
leather: brown
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Imprinted on inside of crutches: " REGISTERED"; logo is illeg.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A3
Condition Remarks
Wood shows wear; minimal scratches; leather cracked and wearing off edges; rubber slightly misshapen from use.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments" by A. S. Aloe Company, 189-, p. 935 (model 10956); CD #2
Images
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