Leg Brace - Steel, Circa 1920. Used at Mayday Hills Hospital, a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia. Made: Matthews, Carey Street, Lincoln's Inn, London.

Physical Description

Long, black, painted leg brace attached to rectangular piece of wood at base. Hinged at knee and ankle to allow for some movement. Rounded cutaway section from lower calf area to base. Long screw type adjustment on front above to just below knee.


Example of disability aids used at a psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia

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