Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A black and white photograph printed in a book of a group of Indian men, women, and children sitting and standing around two white doctors. In the center of the photo, a seated doctor in a black suit gives a young girl an anti-cholera inoculation.

Title: “Introduction of Anti-cholera Inoculation in Calcutta in March 1894” in Protective inoculation against cholera

Artist/Maker: W.M. Haffkine (author)

Date: 1894 (photo), 1913 (book)

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: W.M. Haffkine, “Introduction of Anti-cholera Inoculation in Calcutta in March 1894,” in Protective inoculation against cholera (facing page 38). Calcutta: Thacker, Spink; London : W. Thacker, 1913. Public Domain Mark

Location(s): London, England; Kolkata, India

 

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