Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: John Lavery

  • Nurse dressing a wounded soldier during World War I

    This painting by John Lavery, published in the Burlington Magazine, (September 2014, Vol. 156 | No. 1338) shows a wounded World War I soldier having his arm dressed by a nurse. She wears the traditional uniform of nurses, with a veil attached to her cap, reflecting the times when nurses were still being addressed as…