Anatomical Model, Knee; Unknown manufacturer; 1950-2000; WY.2003.11.103


Anatomical Model, Knee

About this object

This is an anatomical model of a knee which can be broken down to reveal internal parts. It belonged to Doctor Hewat of Wyndham.

About Doctor Hewat:

Doctor Hewat took over the Wyndham practice from Doctor Baird in 1952. Although he only intended to stay in the town for a short time, he ended up practising until his retirement in 2001. In the early days, Doctor Hewat held clinics from Woodlands to near Clinton and out to the South Coast. In later years, with the improvement of roads, patients travelled to Doctor Hewat's surgery on Balaclava Street. For most of his time, Doctor Hewat did not accept appointments, instead tending to the his patients on a first come first served basis. This often resulted in cars lined way up the street right to the Presbyterian Church.

Doctor Hewat remained in Wyndham after his retirement and died in 2003.


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Maker Role


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Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, North Island, Auckland

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, synthetic, plastic

Subject and Association Keywords

Health and Medicine

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