Book review: War, art and surgery – the work of Henry Tonks and Julia Midgley


At the start of the First World War, Henry Tonks, a trained surgeon turned artist, volunteered his medical services as part of the war effort. During his work, Tonks sketched soldiers who had sustained facial gunshot and shrapnel wounds, before and after procedures. Tonks’ series of portraits serves as a testament to the bravery of his subjects, documenting… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2015.362


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