Hand Splint


Perforated aluminum hand splint with inscription that reads “LEE’S PATENT / SEPT. 25TH 1888 / OCT. 30TH 1888.” John Elwood Lee (1860-1914) was a manufacturer in Conshohocken, Pa.

Ref: J. Elwood Lee, “Surgical Splint,” U.S. Patent 390,176 (Sept. 25, 1888), assigned to the J. Elwood Lee Company.

John Elwood Lee, “Metallic Splint,” U.S. Patent 392,157 (Oct. 30, 1888).

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Marion Huber

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-12752Catalog Number: M-12752Accession Number: 315330

Object Name: splintsOther Terms: Medicine

Physical Description: metal (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4ace-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_727570

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