Elbow Splint


Perforated aluminum elbow splint with paper label that reads “LEVIS’S METALLIC SPLINT / NO. 20 ADULT / POSTERIOR ELBOW / RIGHT ANGLE / J. ELWOOD LEE CO.” Levis’s splints were designed by (or perhaps to the specifications of) Richard Joseph Levis (1827-1890), a graduate of Jefferson Medical College who practiced medicine and surgery in Philadelphia. John Elwood Lee (1860-1914) was a manufacturer in Conshohocken, Pa.

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-12753Catalog Number: M-12753Accession Number: 315330

Object Name: splintsOther Terms: Medicine

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-0428-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_727571

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