Elbow Splint

Elbow Splint

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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.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
splints
Other Terms
Medicine
ID Number
MG.M-12753
catalog number
M-12753
accession number
315330
Credit Line
Gift of Marion Huber
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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