WWI soldier facial reconstruction casts and masks

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Place of publication, production, or execution
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description
1 photographic print : silver gelatin ; 12 x 17 cm.
Summary
Photograph documents Anna Coleman Ladd's creation of cosmetic masks to be worn by soldiers badly disfigured during World War I. Eighteen casts of soldiers' facial features with and without reconstruction masks hang on the wall and eight masks rest against the wall on a table.
Identification on verso (stamped): Amer. Red Cross. Place de la Concorde.
Citation
WWI soldier facial reconstruction casts and masks, circa 1918 / American Red Cross, photographer. Anna Coleman Ladd papers, circa 1881-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic
Masks
Soldiers
World War, 1914-1918
Archives of American Art
Creator
American Red Cross
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Anna Coleman Ladd papers, circa 1881-1950
circa 1918
Type
Photographs
Record number
(DSI-AAA)9680