The photographs above, dating from the 1870s, picture patients who were operated upon by 19th Century surgeon Edward Stamer O’Grady; these photos, all drawn from the incredible Burns Archive, were featured--paired with their original case histories!--in the most recent issue of Scope Medicine in Focus.
Full story can be found here; you can see a PDF of the article--with additional images--by clicking here.
All images ©2010 The Burns Archive; From top to bottom:
- Patient of Edward Stamer O'Grady
- A 50-Year-Old Laborer "MM," Admitted Feb 17, 187
- Once the 27 Ounce Tumor Was Removed, the Patient "Went Home Quite Well."