Physical Details: Photographic print : 1 item : silver gelatin ; 12 x 17 cm.
Creator: American Red Cross, photographer
Description: 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.
Forms part of: Anna Coleman Ladd papers, circa 1881-1950
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: WWI soldier facial reconstruction casts and masks, ca. 1918 / American Red Cross, photographer. Anna Coleman Ladd papers, circa 1881-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 9680
- World War, 1914-1918