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WWI - American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgeries

In the years leading up to World War I, a number of developments changed the practice of surgery in general and otolaryngology in particular

Morbid Anatomy: Blood Transfusions, Music as Disease, Extreme Taxidermy, Oscillating Beams, Plastic Surgery and Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy Workshops: Morbid Anatomy Presents at London's Last Tuesday Society

I am very excited (and also slightly saddened) to announce the lineup for the final two weeks of programming of Morbid Anatomy Presents se.

Pioneering plastic surgery records from First World War published - Telegraph

Pioneering plastic surgery records from First World War published

Records of the pioneering plastic surgery performed by Dr Harold Gillies on WWI…

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WWI veteran in the middle of his course of facial reconstructions

The process of reconstructing a face. Work of Dr. Henry Gillies, founder of modern plastic surgery.

The process of reconstructing a face. Henry Gillies, founder of modern plastic surgery. The tube of flesh keeps blood supplied to the affected area allowing healing.

Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Single image from group of six on page plate depicting WW1 plastic surgery cases at the King George Military Hospital 1917-1918 taken by Dr Albert Norman, Scientific phototgrapher.  Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 2.0.

Single image from group of six on page plate depicting plastic surgery cases at the King George Military Hospital taken by Dr Albert Norman, Scientific phototgrapher.

Disfigured WW1 soldiers. (Malformaciones adquiridas)

Disfigured Soldiers of World War I - - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Graphic depiction of the impacts of modern warfare.

Civilians and soldiers of the Royal Army Medical Corps distribute refreshments to British wounded in France, 1916.

A Japanese soldier attempts in vain to rouse his dead comrade.

The Royal Army Medical Corps, which had both civilians and soldiers conscripts, distribute refreshments to wounded soldiers in France - Photo credit: PA Photos / PA Archive / Press Association Images

Sweet Werewolf - Some photos of WWI veterans with their tin masks,...

Some photos of WWI veterans with their tin masks, some surviving pieces, and a couple WWI plastic surgery photographs. Sorry if this offends you somehow; I find it fascinating. “” Because of advances.

When maimed soldiers returned from the Western Front, sculptors worked to allow them to "be able to appear in public unnoticed" by re-creating their countenances.

World War I Soldiers Had Masks Instead of Plastic Surgery

When maimed soldiers returned from the Western Front, sculptors worked to allow them to "be able to appear in public unnoticed" by re-creating their countenances.

[WWI soldier facial reconstruction documentation photograph]

View the Image and Media Gallery item WWI soldier facial reconstruction documentation photograph, with links to more digitized items from the Anna Coleman Ladd papers in the Archives of American Art.

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