Title: Doctor Operating, Frontispiece for Silas Cummings’ Notebook

Artist/Maker: Possibly Silas Cummings

Date: probably 1824–1830

Source: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Copyright/Permissions: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Museum Purchase.

Location(s): Fitzwilliam, New Hampsire, USA

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Categories: Medical Education Medical Spaces Rural Medicine

Title: Dr. Richard Whitehead in Apron and Anatomy Class

Artist/Maker: Unidentified photographer, active Raleigh, N.C.

Date: ca. 1890

Source: Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Copyright/Permissions: Dr. Richard Whitehead in Apron and Anatomy Class in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Image Collection Collection #P0004, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

References: Daina Berry, The Price for Their Pound of Flesh (Beacon Press, 2017), 148–93; Human Dissection in the Early Years of Medical Education at UNC. 

Location(s): Univ. North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.

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Categories: Anatomy Medical Education Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title:  Yellow Jack Monster

Artist/Maker: Matt Morgan

Date: 1873

Source: Library of Congress

Copyright/Permissions: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Alfred Bendiner Memorial Collection, [ LC-USZC4-9408]

References: Ingrid Gessner, “Epidemic Iconographies: Toward a Disease Aesthetics of the Destructive Sublime,” Amerikastudien 58, no. 4 (2013): 559–582.

Location(s): Florida, USA

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Categories: Epidemics Health and Politics Public Health

Title:  London Fever Hospital, Liverpool Road, Islington

Artist/Maker: C. D. Laing, after Charles Fowler

Date: 1848

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: London Fever Hospital, Liverpool Road, Islington: viewed from the north. Wood engraving by C. D. Laing, 1848. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark

Location(s): Islington, London, United Kingdom

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Categories: Epidemics Medical Spaces Quarantine and Contagion

Title:  The Gold Coast, Queensland: A Yellow Fever Isolation Camp

Artist/Maker: Unidentified Artist

Date: 1870–1900

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: The Gold Coast, Queensland: a yellow fever isolation camp: rows of tents with palm trees to one side. Photograph 1870/1900. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark

References: Krista Maglen, “A World Apart: Geography, Australian Quarantine, and the Mother Country,” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 60 no. 2 (04.2005): 196–217.

Location(s): Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Categories: Epidemics Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

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