Male figure with truss, c 1860-1910.

Image number: 10287282

Male figure with truss, c 1860-1910.

Plaster model of a male figure in classical style, wearing several miniature orthopaedic appliances, including a truss and corset. Braces and trusses 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.

Image number:
10287282
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:38
Image rights:
Science Museum