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Figure 5

A photographic lantern slide from 1918 showing a soldier following reconstructive facial surgery

Photographic lantern slide of Private Slater, circa 1918. Photographed and reproduced by Sidney Walbridge. Gillies Archive, British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, BAPRAS/G/31/5/Box 5. In the Gillies Archive at the Royal College of Surgeons, they have five boxes of 700 photographic lantern slides which were originally made by Sidney Walbridge at Sidcup and used by surgeons for teaching purposes