Artificial nose, 17th-18th century.

Image number: 10289179

Artificial nose, 17th-18th century.

Artificial nose, made of plated metal. Such noses would have been made to replace an original, which may have been congenitally absent or deformed, lost through accident or during combat or due to a degenerative disease, such as syphilis. Full view.

Image number:
10289179
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:47
Image rights:
Science Museum