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Collection
Dr. Arthur E. Ross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
998007001
Description
Arm brace, which consists of two shaped wooden arm rests hinged together with a large metal hinge; there are brown felt-lined leather straps with metal buckles on the arm rests (two for the lower half and one for the upper half); the bottommost strap (for the wrist area) does not have a felt lining
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Accession Number
998007001
Collection
Dr. Arthur E. Ross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
External Fixators
Muscular Atrophy -- prevention and control
Description
Arm brace, which consists of two shaped wooden arm rests hinged together with a large metal hinge; there are brown felt-lined leather straps with metal buckles on the arm rests (two for the lower half and one for the upper half); the bottommost strap (for the wrist area) does not have a felt lining
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Arthur E. Ross, Queen's University graduate, Mayor of Kingston and Kingston representative for the Progressive Conservatists, and was elected federally and provincially; donated by his granddaughter, Nancy Turkington
Maker
Unknown
Material
wood: brown
leather: brown
fabric: brown
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
length: 40.7 cm; width: 7.3 cm.; depth: 12.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The arm brace shows a fair amount of use; the wooden pieces show wear, but are complete and have no cracks; the metal pieces show only very minor corrosion on a few areas; the leather straps arevery worn, dry and brittle; each strap is incomplete; the felt pieces have minor missing sections and show no insect damage; #2: there is some deterioration of the leather and wood.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Turkington; CD #1
Images
Less detail