This is an interesting review looking at the history of the use of skin grafts and the evolution of grafting, including a paragraph on future concepts. The review is broken down into chronological sections describing different skin grafting techniques that have developed over the past 200 years. Eponymously-named techniques including Reverdin pinch grafting, Ollier grafting, Thiersch grafting, Wolfe grafting, the Pagett dermatome, Meek-wall microdermatome, Tanner mesh grafts are described with explanations of their advantages and disadvantages. Future concepts including the development of Xpansion described by Hackl et al., Integra® dermal regeneration template, and ReCell® technology are briefly discussed. This review is a good example of innovation and refinement in a surgical technique, which is a common theme in plastic surgery history.