There were more prostheses on the streets than legs
Automata, (work in progress until August 2019)
Wood, chair and shoe lasts
Wooden leg prosthetics sound machine for Disability History -project (Vammaisuuden vaiettu historia).
”While walking down a busy street in mid-century Merthyr Tydfil, the Morning Chronicles correspondent observed that there were more men with wooden legs than there are to be found in any town in the Kingdom having four times it’s population – a consequence of the great number of accidents in the works below and above ground resulting in amputation.” (David M. Turner and Daniel Blackie – Disability in the industrial revolution).