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Object Name CRUTCH
Catalog Number 0985.12.00063
Description The single wooden crutch has a leather covered arm rest securely tacked over the wood. Two holes (one on each side) are under the center handle for height adjustment. A three-inch metal sleeve is on bottom of the crutch. Part of an old museum number near the arm pad on one side reads "1__."
Dimensions H-52 W-7.75 inches
Owned W. P. Boone
Owner Regiment 4th Texas Infantry
Provenance W. P. Boone of the 4th Texas Infantry used this crutch during the war.
People Boone, W. P.
Subjects Medical care
Medical equipment & supplies
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries
soldiers