Traction apparatus, probably from 16th century Italy.
Image number: 10287289
Traction apparatus, used to support fractures and dislocations and correct limb deformities. Constructed of iron, brass and wood, it is believed to have been made in Italy during the 16th century. Full view.
- Image number:
- Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
- Date taken:
- 20 October 2003 12:38
- Image rights:
- Science Museum