Perte du nez et des yeux [Loss of nose and eyes]; Prothese de la bouche et de la face [Prosthesis of the mouth and face].

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Creator

Charles Delalain

Title

Perte du nez et des yeux [Loss of nose and eyes]; Prothese de la bouche et de la face [Prosthesis of the mouth and face].

Publisher

Philipona

Date

1882

Coverage

Paris

Description

Charles Delalain was a French surgeon-dentist in the late 19th century. This work, extracted from the review in L’odontologie, is extremely rare. The mask was made in silver and the eyes made of glass. The denture for the teeth was made of vulcanite. The mask sought to replace the areas of the face that were lost or injured from accidents of war. This book also details the description of how to apply the mask.