Two artificial noses, 17th-18th century.
Image number: 10287292
Two artificial noses, one of carved ivory, possibly 18th century, the other of plated metal, 17-18th century. These 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:
- Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
- Date taken:
- 20 October 2003 12:38
- Image rights:
- Science Museum