Prosthetic Hook


The "DORRANCE / PATENTED" inscription on this prosthetic hook refers to David W. Dorrance (1856-1933), who developed a prosthetic device, the first of several, in the 1890s.

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Prostheses


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1997.0119.21Accession Number: 1997.0119Catalog Number: 1997.0119.21

Object Name: hook, prosthetic aid

Measurements: overall: 15.5 cm x 8.5 cm; 6 3/32 in x 3 11/32 in


Record Id: nmah_210914

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