Each day we bring you one stunning little glimpse of history in the form of a historical photograph. Enjoy!
Well, I don't know about shoes, but the patient is still wearing socks. Whatever they have in mind, they all look perplexed. An autopsy, perhaps?
That is a remarkable photograph and definitely much older than 1907. From the style of dress I would guess 1850's which means pre anaesthesia and pre antiseptic surgery. That would explain the doctor leaning forward to restrain the patient by the shoulders.