1 photographic print : silver gelatin ; 12 x 17 cm.
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.
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.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560