That’s What Prosthetics Looked Like in the Past (21 pics)

Posted in       26 Sep 2012       15109       2 GALLERY VIEW

Iron arm, 1560-1600

Prosthetic leg, 1918

Hinged metal arm, 1500s

Hip disarticulation leg, 1928

Leather boot leg, 1891

Victorian-era eating utensil arm

Aluminum rivet leg, leather foot

19th-century wooden leg

19th century wood & cast iron leg

19th century wooden prosthetic foot

16th century iron prosthetic hand

Early 19th century artificial arm, made from the barrel of a rifle

Functional prosthetic big toe, 600 BC

18th century wrought iron tutorial leg

Leather prosthetic hand

"Openshaw" prosthetic hand, 1916-1918

Prosthetic left leg, 1914-1918

Female jointed hand, 19th century

DIY artificial leg, 1940

Iron hand, c. 1580

French prosthetic arm set


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ZED 11 year s ago
CREEPY but steampunk:)
       
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Mr. Ree 11 year s ago
Seems like the stuff from the 1500's was better designed than the later stuff.
       
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