Mollie lentaigne, the nurse who drew mcindoe's Guinea pigs: exploring the role of a medical artist at the queen victoria hospital, 1940-1945
5 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Mollie Lentaigne was a medical artist who worked at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead during the Second World War alongside Archibald McIndoe and his dedicated team. She drew hundreds of medical illustrations for McIndoe and his fellow surgeons during the years between 1940 and 1945. Her illustrations depict the plastic surgery that was carried out in that hospital on the badly burnt RAF servicemen injured during the war that took place in the skies over Europe, which included many aircrew injured during the Battle of Britain.
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