Models of bones of the wrist and finger, 19th century

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Title

Models of bones of the wrist and finger, 19th century

Subject

Models
Papier-mache
Osteology
Carpal bones
Metacarpal bones
Finger phalanges
Trapezoid bone
Trapezium bone
Hamate bone
Capitate bone
Triquetrum bone
Pistiform bone
Lunate bone
Scaphoid bone

Abstract

Large wooden brown model of bones of the wrist and finger. Wrist model displays the eight carpal bones: hamate, capitate, trapezoid, trapezium, pisiform, triquetrum, lunate, and scaphoid. Finger model is in three parts. The eight wrist bones are held together with wooden pegs and metal screws. There is one hole on top of wrist model with no peg or screw.

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

19th century

Rights

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all the materials in the collection. For use information, contact the Warren Anatomical Museum Curator at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum: 21538

Format

model

Extent

1 model

Medium

Models (representations)

Type

physical object

Identifier

Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog Number: 21538

Provenance

These wrist and finger models were used as teaching aids at Harvard Medical School throughout the twentieth, and possibly late nineteenth, century. In November 2013, the Program for Medical Education at Harvard Medical School transferred these models, along with several Dwight-Emerton models, to the Warren Anatomical Museum.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Model

Physical Dimensions

Wrist: 16 W x 27 D x 14 H cm; Finger: Piece one:7 W x 22 D x 6 H cm; Piece two: 6 W x 14 D x 4.5 H cm; Piece three: 5 W x 9 D x 3.5 H cm

Files

21538_v3.JPG

Citation

Unknown, “ Models of bones of the wrist and finger, 19th century,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed December 6, 2019, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/16066.

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  1. 21538_v3.JPG