Prosthetics, Missing Limbs, Disability

30045.

Charles S. Tallman, sole survivor of schooner Christine, wrecked off Cape Poge, Vineyard Sound, January 7th, taken off January 11th, 1866, with limbs so badly frozen as to render amputation necessary–was four days on the wreck in sight of the church spires at Hyannis.

30046.

Charles S. Tallman, sole survivor of schooner Christine, wrecked off Cape Poge, Vineyard Sound, January 7th, taken off January 11th, 1866, with limbs so badly frozen as to render amputation necessary–was four days on the wreck in sight of the church spires at Hyannis.

30047.

A. Donato. 1876.

30048.

A. Donato. 1876.

30049.

Man with prosthetic legs.

30050.

Man with uneven leg lengths.

30051.

Man with prosthetic leg.

30052.

Max J. Engel, 824 Abbott Road, Buffalo, N.Y. I left Buffalo Sept. 20th, ’97 (weight 120 lbs.) with my dog Carlo, contemplating a trip to New York city. Carlo is 6 years old, weighs 87 lbs. and has been drawing a wagon for 5 years. My misfortune is due to an accident on the D.L. & W.R.R. in the year 1890.

30253.

Jacob Doorn, man with two artificial arms. The CDV is mounted on a sheet of paper along with a handwritten statement by Doorn which reads “Written by the undersigned with the help of his artificial arms produced by the firm A & B Schmeink at Amsterdam” and signed “Jacob Doorn from Nuizen near Naarden,” and dated “Amsterdam 5 October 1883.”

30594.

Hostetler Blind Family Musicians-Catherine, Bartholomew, Samuel & John Hostetler. All born blind from birth. Fayette County, PA. The children of Daniel & Mary Gibbens Hostetler.

30707.

Pair of CDVs of Burritt Anthony Stiles (4/20/1840-5/8/1912) who served with Co. A, 14 Connecticut regiment in the Civil War. At the Battle of Cold Harbor he lost his right arm and received severe leg and foot wounds. He spent over a year in the hospital in New Haven, CT.

44661.

Northern Artificial Limb Co., Des Moines, Iowa.

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