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War and Medicine press images

Radiographer

Radiographer

Radiographer wearing protective clothing and headpiece, World War I, France.

Credit: HJ Hickman, c.1918

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'Hunger'

Hunger

‘Hunger’, 1919. Lithograph, plate 4 from the portfolio ‘Hell’ by Max Beckmann.

Credit: Christopher Irrgang;Collection Hegewisch/Hamburger Kunsthalle

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Chinook helicopter

Chinook helicopter

 Credit: David Cotterrell, 2008

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Ambulance

Ambulance

Credit: David Cotterrell, 2008

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'The Watch Man'

The Watch Man

Credit: Shona Illingworth, 2007

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'A Saline Bath'

A Saline Bath

1943 oil on canvas by Alfred Thomson.

Credit: Imperial War Museum, London. Copyright: IWM ART LD 3629, IWM reproduction right

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Facial plaster cast

Facial plaster cast

Facial plaster cast of Private G J Wallace, 1918.

Credit: Gillies Archives, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup (copy of original in RACS Melbourne)

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'The Greatest Mother in the World'

The Greatest Mother in the World

‘The Greatest Mother in the World’, 1918. Poster by Alonso Foringer.

Credit: Imperial War Museum, London. Reproduced with kind permission from the British Red Cross Society.

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An operation for appendicitis

An operation for appendicitis

An operation for appendicitis at the Military Hospital, Endell Street, London. Chalk drawing by Francis Dodd, 1917.

Credit: Wellcome Library, London

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Painted tin face

Painted tin face, 1918

This mask was made at the Queen’s Hospital, Sidcup by dental technician Archie Lane. During World War I the Queen’s Hospital became established as the leading centre in the UK for maxillofacial and plastic surgery. From 1917 to 1921 it admitted over 5000 servicemen to its wards.

Credit: Gillies Archives, Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup UK

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