Infant's Leg Braces


Infant’s leg braces worn by Jean Fox Csaposs (b. 1931), a girl who contracted polio at a young age. As an adult,she became a disability rights activist.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Disabilities


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Credit Line: Gift of Jean Fox Csaposs

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2004.0254.01Accession Number: 2004.0254Catalog Number: 2004.0254.01

Object Name: Leg Bracesleg bracesbrace, leg

Physical Description: cotton; leather; metal; steel; imitation leather (overall material)Measurements: overall, lying down: 3 1/4 in x 7 3/4 in x 13 in; 8.255 cm x 19.685 cm x 33.02 cm


Record Id: nmah_1280431

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