Ottoman dental book showing molars infected with toothworms. As early as Babylonian times and lasting well into the 18 century, it was thought that a toothache was caused by worms. The theory was disproved by Jacob Christian Schaffer in Tooth worms?
WWI facial prosthesis - because of trench warfare, so many wounds were to the head and face. Before plastic surgery was common, doctors and artists worked together to give returning young soldiers a way to fit back into society.
Franz Seraphicus Roth was an Austrian phtographer who worked as free-lance photo-reporter at the US-American Associated Press. During the war, he volunteered as SS-Kriegsberichter in SS-Standarte "Kurt Eggers". Roth died on 17th March 1943 after he was seriously wounded during the battle of Kharkov.
Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years