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Gohma & Phantom - Peg-Leg (Gohma & ReeK VIP)
Gohma & Phantom - Peg-Leg (Gohma & ReeK VIP)
Published: 2017/12/04
Channel: DubstepGutter
Pawn Stars: The Peg-Leg Gun (Season 14) | History
Pawn Stars: The Peg-Leg Gun (Season 14) | History
Published: 2017/10/10
Channel: HISTORY
More peg leg - slow motion
More peg leg - slow motion
Published: 2017/04/27
Channel: devotee41
Gangster Profile: Joe "Pegleg" Morgan Croation La M Godfather
Gangster Profile: Joe "Pegleg" Morgan Croation La M Godfather
Published: 2016/11/17
Channel: Gang World Blog
more of margaret with pegleg
more of margaret with pegleg
Published: 2012/12/12
Channel: Юрий Соболев
Peg leg
Peg leg
Published: 2016/02/08
Channel: theabby
Amputee Nina with her pegleg
Amputee Nina with her pegleg
Published: 2016/10/19
Channel: tranmacbookpro
female lak amputee with a peg leg shopping and doing diy
female lak amputee with a peg leg shopping and doing diy
Published: 2008/12/18
Channel: dllclover
CAPTAIN MORGAN Peg Leg
CAPTAIN MORGAN Peg Leg
Published: 2015/07/01
Channel: Raúl Sánchez Ortego
Peg-leg walk cycle
Peg-leg walk cycle
Published: 2011/11/02
Channel: 2609charlie
peg leg - slow motion
peg leg - slow motion
Published: 2017/04/04
Channel: devotee41
Homemade Pegleg Reference Video
Homemade Pegleg Reference Video
Published: 2010/12/16
Channel: Tom Bennett
#15 Peg Leg Sample
#15 Peg Leg Sample
Published: 2012/10/26
Channel: Eve Wags
The death of Joe Pegleg Morgan Slavic Founder of La M
The death of Joe Pegleg Morgan Slavic Founder of La M
Published: 2016/12/07
Channel: Gang World Blog
Peg leg sam born for hard luck
Peg leg sam born for hard luck
Published: 2009/09/29
Channel: howlin1963
peg leg with high heel2
peg leg with high heel2
Published: 2010/02/23
Channel: treb 4646
Pegleg Potion
Pegleg Potion
Published: 2017/05/26
Channel: Alestorm - Topic
Pirate Accordion Music - Pegleg Pete
Pirate Accordion Music - Pegleg Pete
Published: 2015/07/13
Channel: Brandon Fiechter
pegleg
pegleg
Published: 2011/05/30
Channel: Hatto Rakamp
Assassin
Assassin's Creed 3: Linha de Quests "Secretas" (Pegleg Trinkets) e Suas Recompensas!
Published: 2013/06/04
Channel: Filipe Ramos
Pegleg
Pegleg
Published: 2015/04/14
Channel: Shokugeki no Souma
Peg Leg Pedro (1938)
Peg Leg Pedro (1938)
Published: 2009/09/29
Channel: US Auto Industry
Barbossa
Barbossa's Peg Leg
Published: 2011/08/27
Channel: thebortness
The Peg Leg Song
The Peg Leg Song
Published: 2016/12/02
Channel: Sisbro Studios
迫力満点!テネシーのBBQリブ!Peg Leg Porker! 〔#597〕【アメリカ横断の旅 22🇺🇸】
迫力満点!テネシーのBBQリブ!Peg Leg Porker! 〔#597〕【アメリカ横断の旅 22🇺🇸】
Published: 2017/08/22
Channel: バイリンガール英会話 | Bilingirl Chika
Alestorm : Pegleg Potion/Hangover
Alestorm : Pegleg Potion/Hangover
Published: 2017/10/09
Channel: Windzard
A look at my peg leg
A look at my peg leg
Published: 2011/06/02
Channel: legampguy
Assassin
Assassin's Creed 3 - All Peg Leg Trinket Locations
Published: 2012/11/01
Channel: PowerPyx
Peg Leg Bates  On Ed Sullivan 1
Peg Leg Bates On Ed Sullivan 1
Published: 2015/01/19
Channel: Steve Wilcox
SpongeBob Music: Peg Leg Waltz
SpongeBob Music: Peg Leg Waltz
Published: 2016/07/19
Channel: SpongeBobs Music
Alestorm - Pegleg Potion (2017)
Alestorm - Pegleg Potion (2017)
Published: 2017/11/22
Channel: Javi Taylor
Peg Leg Bates
Peg Leg Bates
Published: 2014/04/14
Channel: Elizabeth Helwick
Peg Leg
Peg Leg
Published: 2015/09/24
Channel: Leo Kottke - Topic
peg leg rose
peg leg rose
Published: 2007/03/27
Channel: didiercharles
Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates, Charles "Cookie" Cook & Earnest "Brownie" Brown
Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates, Charles "Cookie" Cook & Earnest "Brownie" Brown
Published: 2015/07/20
Channel: SimmySlydeJr2
FAST FREIGHT TRAIN..........." PEG LEG"  SAM JACKSON
FAST FREIGHT TRAIN..........." PEG LEG" SAM JACKSON
Published: 2011/05/20
Channel: tom rosendale
pegleg walk 1
pegleg walk 1
Published: 2006/12/26
Channel: Cor H Boshuijer
Assassin
Assassin's Creed 3 Walkthrough - Peg Leg Trinket Locations
Published: 2012/11/08
Channel: IGN Walkthroughs
Peg Leg CB Radio Base Antenna, Part 1 of 7
Peg Leg CB Radio Base Antenna, Part 1 of 7
Published: 2013/09/09
Channel: Dave Tadlock
Precision Weld running Pegleg
Precision Weld running Pegleg
Published: 2013/04/24
Channel: Bryce Roberts
All Peg Leg Trinkets - Frontier - and a goat - Assassin
All Peg Leg Trinkets - Frontier - and a goat - Assassin's Creed 3
Published: 2012/11/04
Channel: SporksAreGoodForYou
Amputee Nina walking with her pegleg
Amputee Nina walking with her pegleg
Published: 2013/06/27
Channel: NataliesPalaceHD
Willys Pegleg -- The Irish Rover
Willys Pegleg -- The Irish Rover
Published: 2008/10/15
Channel: Willys Pegleg
The Ghost Ship (Full Sync) - Assassins Creed III Peg Leg Mission #3
The Ghost Ship (Full Sync) - Assassins Creed III Peg Leg Mission #3
Published: 2013/01/08
Channel: GTASeriesGuides
A GoWesty Story: Pegleg
A GoWesty Story: Pegleg
Published: 2016/12/24
Channel: GoWesty Camper Products
Assassin
Assassin's Creed 3 - Bugigangas de Peg Leg
Published: 2012/12/05
Channel: CazZPlay
PEG LEG PETE
PEG LEG PETE
Published: 2015/01/22
Channel: Terry Toons
Assassin
Assassin's Creed 3 - Side Memories - All Peg Leg Trinkets
Published: 2016/08/10
Channel: Assassin's Creed Series
Crazy-dance-Peg-Leg-Bates
Crazy-dance-Peg-Leg-Bates
Published: 2011/08/02
Channel: easy swing
PEG LEG BATES
PEG LEG BATES
Published: 2011/05/27
Channel: Man Ray
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An articulated wood and leather prosthetic leg of a Slovenian soldier wounded in World War I (1917)

A pegleg is a prosthesis, or artificial limb, fitted to the remaining stump of a human leg. Its use dates to antiquity.[1]

By the late 19th century, prosthetics vendors would offer peglegs as cheaper alternatives to more intricate, lifelike artificial legs.[2] Even as vendors touted advantages of more complicated prostheses over simple peglegs,[2] according to a contemporary surgeon, many patients found a pegleg more comfortable for walking.[3] According to medical reports, some amputees were able to adjust to the use of a pegleg so well that they could walk 10, or even 30, miles in one day.[4]

Nowadays, wooden peglegs have been replaced by more modern materials, though some sports prostheses do have the same form.[5]

Notable pegleg wearers[edit]

Pegleg of Józef Sowiński

Historical[edit]

Railroads[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cantos, Mae (2005) "Pirates & Peg Legs: a Historical Look at Amputation and Prosthetics" In: Whitelaw, William A. (2005) (editor) Proceedings of the 14h Annual History of Medicine Days Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, pp. 16–20, OCLC 225558769, page 16
  2. ^ a b Marks, George Edwin (1888), A Treatise on Marks' patent artificial limbs with rubber hands and feet, A. A. Marks, p. 47 
  3. ^ Tillmanns, Hermann (1895), Stimson, Lewis Atterbury, ed., itle The principles of surgery and surgical pathology: general rules governing operations and the application of dressings, D. Appleton and company, p. 128 
  4. ^ Teale, Thomas Pridgin (1858), On amputation by a long and a short rectangular flap, pp. 29, 31 
  5. ^ Clarke, Carl D. (1965) Prosthetics Standard Arts Press, Butler, Maryland, OCLC 5083790, page 182
  6. ^ "...he lost his leg at Saint Martin.."
  7. ^ Mason, Christopher (21 September 2000) "At Home with Christopher Gibbs: A Parting Embrace For a Lifetimes Quirks" The New York Times, page 2 of electronic copy; for full details see Poole, Steve (2000) The politics of regicide in England, 1760-1850: troublesome subjects Manchester University Press, Manchester, England, pages 169-172, ISBN 0-7190-5035-9

Further reading[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Murdoch, George and Wilson, A. Bennett (1998) A primer on amputations and artificial limbs C. Thomas, Springfield, Illinois, ISBN 0-398-06800-3
  • Pitkin, Mark R. (2009) Biomechanics of Lower Limb Prosthetics Springer verlag, New York, ISBN 978-3-642-03015-4
  • Seymour, Ron (2002) Prosthetics and orthotics: lower limb and spinal Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ISBN 0-7817-2854-1
  • Warren, D. W. (2001) James Gillingham: surgical mechanist & manufacturer of artificial limbs Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society, Taunton, England, ISBN 0-9533539-5-8

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