Infant Foot Correction Device


Infant foot correction device with an “Fillauer / 8” inscription on the board between the two shoes. George Fillauer, a German immigrant, opened a Red Cross Pharmacy in Chattanooga, Tn., in 1914. That later became Red Star Pharmacy, Later still, with his sons and with Lawrence Porten, a German “orthomeister,” the firm began providing orthotic and prosthetic devices.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.0165.703Accession Number: 2012.0165Catalog Number: 2012.0165.703

Object Name: infant foot correction device

Measurements: overall: 4 in x 10 in x 3 7/8 in; 10.16 cm x 25.4 cm x 9.8425 cm


Record Id: nmah_1460077

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