Magic, Monsters and Macabre : Teeth shield and shrapnel

Magic, Monsters and Macabre

<p style='text-align: justify;'> VOB.19.1, Shrapnel & VOB 19.2, teeth clamp. The donation note reads: Material relating to my father, who served with the West Yorkshire Regiment. He sustained shrapnel injuries and was hospitalised. Part of the shrapnel was removed (enclosed), but some was too near the brain and left. In time it shifted and affected his mental stability. He was eventually placed in a mental asylum in 1919, where he died in 1927. The clamped teeth were used on him while he was in hospital. </p>

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