Archibald McIndoe : Consultant in Plastic Surgery to the Royal Air Force, operating at the Queen Victoria Plastic and Jaw Injury Centre, East Grinstead

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  • Art.IWM ART LD 6001
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  • Support: canvas
  • medium: oil
  • Support: Height 711 mm, Width 914 mm
  • Frame: Depth 42 mm, Height 80 mm, Width 1080 mm
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  • object category: painting
Gift of the Artist, 1958

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image: The plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe conducting an operation in a theatre of the Queen Victoria Plastic and Jaw Injury Centre in East Grinstead, Sussex. He works on a patient under anaesthetic along with a team of seven staff who sit and stand around him. A further three members of medical staff observe through a window into the theatre on the right.


A Zinkeisen 1944

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