Amputation of the foot and leg, examples of prostheses, shown in 13 numbered illustrations. 2 illustrations of procedure showing lower leg removed at mid tibia and fibula. 2 illustrations of same procedure showing wound closure, 1 illustration showing healed stump. 1 illustration of amputation of the foot, showing removal at the talus and calcaneus; 1 illustration of same procedure showing wound closure. 1 illustration of amputation of the foot at the distal tibia; 2 illustrations of same procedure showing healed stump and prosthesis with shoe. 1 illustration of same procedure with healed stump showing cicatrisation (contraction of fibrous tissue.) 1 illustration of a complete leg prosthesis, 1 illustration of knee joint mechanism of leg prosthesis.