Casualties of War - Facemask for very bad wounded man - The very nature of trench warfare proved diabolically conducive to head and facial injuries. This leaded to tremendous advancements in plastic surgery and facial reconstruction. However, not all surgeries were successful. It was grimly accepted that facial disfigurement was the most traumatic of the multitude of horrific damages the war inflicted.
A gallery at Cromer Museum dedicated to Olive Edis has some of her photographs and images on permanent display. Clockwise from top left: playwright George Bernard Shaw; the future Edward VIII; Ramsay Macdonald, Britian's first Labour prime minister