Components of the 'Ambe of Hippocrates': contraption for repairing dislocated shoulders Claude-Nicholas Le Cat

Components of the 'Ambe of Hippocrates': contraption for repairing dislocated shoulders by Claude-Nicholas Le Cat

Fine art poster
Fine art poster

  • Amazing giclée print quality
  • 280gsm thick fine art print paper
  • 100+ year colour guarantee
  • Dimensions:
    • x cm including border ( x in)
    • x cm excluding border ( x in)
£14.95

Framed picture
Framed picture

  • Premium wooden frame with a thick bevel-cut mount
  • Fully strung, ready-to-hang
  • 100+ year colour guarantee
  • Dimensions:
    • x cm including border ( x in)
    • x cm excluding border ( x in)
£14.95

Canvas
Canvas

  • 400gsm artist grade cotton
  • Giclée fine art print
  • 100+ year colour guarantee
  • European kiln-dried knotless pine
  • Dimensions:
    • x cm including border ( x in)
    • x cm excluding border ( x in)
£14.95

Postcard
Postcard

  • Printed on 320gms thick watercolour paper
  • Blank reverse for your own message
  • Dimensions:
    • x cm including border ( x in)
    • x cm excluding border ( x in)
£14.95

Greetings card
Greetings card

  • Printed on 320gms thick watercolour paper
  • Blank inside for your own message
  • Supplied with envelopes and protective cellophane sleeves
  • Dimensions:
    • x cm including border ( x in)
    • x cm excluding border ( x in)
£14.95

Image information

Close
Components of the 'Ambe of Hippocrates': contraption for repairing dislocated shoulders by Claude-Nicholas Le Cat zoom

Components of the 'Ambe of Hippocrates': contraption for repairing dislocated shoulders

Illustration of components of the 'Ambe of Hippocrates', described as a most 'ancient and famous' contraption. It was designed for correcting luxated (dislocated) shoulders/ arms. Components for a 'new Ambe' modified and improved by Le Cat and presented to the Royal Society. Fig 1 -'The Bodice'- quilted so as to cause as little discomfort as possible. Used for attaching the patient to the chair. One strap goes around the body and the chair, the other around the shoulder of the patient; keeping the scapula and clavicle in place. This method was though most effective and reduced recurring luxations (dislocations). Image 2 from Ambi Nouveau (for reducing luxations of the arm with the shoulders rectified) by Claude Le Cat FRS, 17th Feb 1742/3. Ph. Tr. 42 387

Original: ink on paper. 1742

  • Image reference: RS-10368

Discover more

More by the artist Claude-Nicholas Le Cat.

Search for similar images:

Our prints

We use a 280gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.

Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

Read more about our fine art prints.

Manufactured in the UK

All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.

We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

Delivery and returns

We print everything to order so delivery times may vary but all unframed prints are despatched within 2-4 days via courier or recorded mail.

Delivery to the UK is £5 for an unframed print of any size.

We will happily replace your order if everything isn’t 100% perfect.

This image on other products